Diane Kochilas
Craftsy Instructor

Ikaria, Athens, NYC

Diane Kochilas is an award-winning cookbook author, television personality and Greek food authority. She is passionate about bringing the healthy, delicious cuisine of her ancestral home, the Greek isle of Ikaria, known for the longevity of its inhabitants, to a worldwide audience. Chef Kochilas has authored 18 books on Greek cooking and often appears on television shows such as Throwdown With Bobby Flay and Anderson Cooper 360. She also hosts ... Read Full Bio »

Diane's Craftsy Classes


Healthy Mediterranean Cooking Techniques

Explore healthy Mediterranean cooking techniques with renowned cookbook author and chef Diane Kochilas. Learn how to build a Mediterranean flavor palate for marinades, pastes and dressings with basic ingredients such as olive oil, citrus and herbs. Find out how to cook greens you'll crave in dishes such as tomato-braised sweet greens wrapped in flaky phyllo. Then, discover techniques for transforming vegetables like eggplant into rich spreads, dips and sauces. Next, kiss bland beans goodbye as you make a versatile flavor base packed with juicy plum tomatoes, sweet red onion and, of course, garlic! Finally, learn how to prepare, grill and roast lean meat and seafood for healthy and mouthwatering main course options that will have your family clamoring for more!


What's New

My latest book, IKARIA: LESSONS IN FOOD, LIFE AND LONGEVITY FROM THE GREEK ISLAND WHERE PEOPLE FORGET TO DIE will be in bookstores this October. It is filled with great recipes, sumptuous pictures, and words of wisdom from the inhabitants of the magical island of Ikaria, where "clocks, stress, and anxiety" have no place! YOU CAN PREORDER IT NOW! Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Ikaria-Lessons-Longevity-Island-People/dp/1623362954/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1403280118&sr=8-1&keywords=ikaria Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/ikaria-diane-kochilas/1119572612?ean=9781623362959 Indiebound: http://www.indiebound.org/book/9781623362959

Diane's Projects

Roasted Eggplant Salad & Dips
Marinated Fish & Roasted Vegetables
Meat on the Side
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