News & Press Releases

Here are some publications and press releases where my work, my achievements or myself had been featured recently. I am truly honoured to be part of these publications. It was a lot of fun to participate in all these projects and I appreciate the opportunity that was given to me. Currently, I am working on several more projects and looking forward to share them with you soon.

Ignazio Bondi Award​

I had been honoured to receive the Ignazio Bondi award in early 2019 for the exceptional knowledge of Food Theory. 

Ignazio Bondi award

Food that fight cancer

In 2018, I had been working on a Colorectal Cancer Canada project as part of GBC Food Innovation & Research Studio team, developing and testing healthy recipes that can fight cancer.

I had personally developed the Lentil Buckwheat Pilaf with Pumpkin Seeds, Carrots and Goji Berries recipe and Chicken Orzo with Kale & Turmerirecipe, both inspired by my Russian and Cypriot backgrounds. I had also contributed to the Frittata with Artichokes, Tomatoes, Feta Cheese and Rosemary recipe and Lemon Blueberry Muffins recipe.


The research show that 1 in 2 Canadians may develop some sort of cancer during their lifetime, and 50% of cancers are actually preventable and influenced by diets and lifestyle.

Food That Fight Cancer is a great project by Colorectal Cancer Canada that had already saved many lives. You can follow this project and read more of its recipes HERE.

Health is the first thing that I keep in mind when developing my recipes. More than that, all of my recipes are nutritiously rich and many are plant-based.

The Helderleigh Foundation Food & Nutrition Award Recipients
The Helderleigh Foundation Food & Nutrition Award Recipients

The Helderleigh Foundation Food & Nutrition Award

In April 2019 I had been honoured to receive the The Helderleigh Foundation Food & Nutrition Award. You can read my journey interview on their webpage.