Kenton Kotsiris

Kenton Kotsiris & Jane Kleiman
Kenton Kotsiris & Jane Kleiman.
Title: Freelance Recipe Developer
Business: Lemon and Olives
Expertise: Greek cooking

Kenton Kotsiris wrote for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for two years. 


  • Greek food enthusiast and recipe developer
  • Has published many recipes and cooking videos online
  • Author of "Cooking Like a Greek" e-cookbook


Kenton grew up cooking family recipes brought from the shores of Greece. He was trained by some of the best Greek cooks in the world—his family. Since he was young, Kenton was always in the kitchen working alongside his grandparents.

As he grew older, he realized the joy and love it brought him to cook Greek food, so he started collecting family recipes, books, speaking with restaurant owners while in Greece, and reaching out to anyone who could help him better understand the culture of cooking Greece’s food. He and his fiancee (now wife) started a blog to share the recipes they found and created. She contributes both her photography and her cooking skills.


Kenton Kotsiris graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts and The University of Sheffield with a Master of Arts.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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