Tassos Antoniou is a critically-acclaimed cookbook author, self-taught cook and social media sensation living between Athens and London, with a passion for food that feeds both soul and appetite. He founded MamaPeinao.com (meaning Mum I’m hungry in Greek) in 2009 as a food culture website, now one of the most influential digital platforms dedicated to food in Greece.
Some years later he was offered a book deal by Patakis Publishers, one of the most prominent publications in Greece. During this exciting journey, Tassos has met and cooked with important personalities and chefs, such as Jamie Oliver.
His television career has seen him presenting delicious recipes for his “Breakfast” column which is a part of the pioneering lifestyle show JOY (Mega TV). He is a food editor at Vima Gourmet magazine, circulating every month with the leading Greek newspaper To Vima. His cookbook has received the «Best Easy Recipes Cookbook» award at Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. It is also available at Foyle’s in Soho and other locations in central London.
Tasso’s incredibly popular YouTube channel has become one of the most successful Greek digital cooking channels, with more than 9k subscribers. People love the way Tassos uses simple ingredients and turns them into delicious recipes, proving that everyone can cook lovely and healthy food at home.
Currently he is working on the launch of his English blog MyGreekSalad.com where he will present all things about Greek food and how everyone can benefit from the Mediterranean way of eating and living. Also, video recipes will be available on his upcoming English YouTube channel.