Books by Christina Xenos

Christina Xenos is the co-author of Opa! The Healthy Greek Cookbook, a collection of 90 creative and traditional Greek recipes; and Saffron, an exploration of saffron recipes and the saffron harvest in Kozani, Greece. She also publishes seasonal e-cookbooklets for you to enjoy.

Greek Island Eats

Greek Island Recipes

Travel to the Greek islands without leaving your kitchen. In this free digital cookbooklet, I’ve assembled some of my friend recipes that celebrate summer. Some are traditional some are creative takes inspired by Greek ingredients and classic dishes. They all are delicious and I hope you’ll enjoy!

Opa! The Healthy Greek Cookbook

OPA The Healthy Greek Cookbook

Bring the healthy and mouthwatering flavors of Greece home with Opa! The Healthy Greek Cookbook. Filled with traditional dishes, this Greek cookbook combines great tastes with food that’s good for you. From Kalamata Olive Spread and Vegetable Moussaka to Shrimp Santorini and Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts, these dishes will have you shouting “Opa!”

Worried about finding the right ingredients? This Greek cookbook brings you authentic dishes without needing to visit the Mediterranean to shop. Learn how to stock your pantry, explore Greek flavor profiles, and master cooking techniques.

Opa! The Healthy Greek Cookbook includes:

      • 90 healthy Greek recipes―Discover how easy it is to craft sumptuous Greek dishes in your kitchen using easy-to-find ingredients and simple instructions.
      • Helpful tips and tricks―This Greek cookbook is filled with handy suggestions for substituting ingredients, advice for better cooking, timesavers, and more.
      • Live Greek―Get insight into why Greek food is so good for you―as well as healthy lifestyle tips drawn straight from Greece.


Saffron Cookbook

Travel to Krokos-Kozanis, Greece to immerse yourself in all things saffron — the world’s most precious spice. This gorgeous, 88-page, full-color travel-cookbooklet collaboration by Photographer, Emily Brooke Sandor, and Greek-American Chef, Christina Xenos contains a brief history of saffron, tips on best uses and storage of the spice, 12 lively saffron-forward recipes to inspire the beginner and advanced home cook, and a photography story of the annual saffron harvest in Krokos, one of forty small villages in the town of Kozani, Western Macedonia, Greece.

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