The Writing Project · Zakynthos

Zante’s French connection

Of all the nationalities I could have been if I wasn’t Irish, French would have suited me best. That has nothing to do with my French-sounding surname, which actually comes from a far-flung corner of county Mayo on the west coast of Ireland, but rather from the affinity I've pretentiously felt with the language and… Continue reading Zante’s French connection


Making ladotiri – the local cheese of Zakynthos

Our good friend, Yorgo, is a self-sufficiency guru.  Not in the modern "let's escape consumerism and go back to our roots" kind of way but out of tradition, inclination, and to a large part, necessity.  A lot of the people around here have never escaped from their "roots" and take pride in growing a lot… Continue reading Making ladotiri – the local cheese of Zakynthos