Rare Gene Protects Greek Villagers from Cardiovascular Diseases

According to a new study by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK, residents of the small Cretan village of Anogia and surrounding...

Giant Kourabies wins place in Guinness Book of Records

The giant kourabies or Greek Christmas cookie taht was prepared by a team in Northern Greece eventually exceeded 300 kg. The giant cokie will...

Cheaper Christmas Dinners for 2013

A survey conducted by the Commerce and Services Institute of the National Confederation of Hellenic Commerce (ESEE) has suggested that Greeks will spend on...

Santorini’s Cherry Tomato Receives Protected Status

The Greek island of Santorini isn't just famous throughout the world for its beauty, but also for its cherry tomatoes (Tomataki Santorinis), which grow...

Guinness: World’s Largest Lollipop Made in Greece

The town of Trikala, in Greece just made it into the Guinness Book of World Records, for making the world's largest lollipop. The lollipop...

Christmas Flavors Festival in Greece

More than 150 local producers will take part in the Christmas Flavors Festival entitled "Greece, Celebration, Flavors" that will take place from the 29th...

Tension in Greek Parliament for PDO Products

The decision which allows Canada the use of the name of Greek products with protected designation of origin (PDO), like feta cheese and Kalamata...

Koulouri of Thessaloniki: History of the Greek Energy Snack

One of the most traditional Greek snacks that awaken the sweetest memories of our childhood is at the same time one of the healthiest...

Santorini as an International Culinary Destination

The combination of a destination and a gastronomic experience seems ideal for anyone planning holidays. At the same time, 2013 is a milestone year...

A Walk Through the Tasty Part of Athens

The special tastes of charcuterie, chocolate treats, Greek herbs, spices, fine spirits and nuts emerged a few days ago in the center of Athens,...

Famous Patisserie in Thessaloniki Goes Bankrupt

The founder of the famous patisserie “Agapitos” in Thessaloniki, Agapitos Valogiorgis, was a hardworking and ambitious person working his whole life tirelessly to make...

A Greek Restaurant Among Top Ten in the World

The Greek Restaurant “Funky Gourmet,” situated in Athens, has made it on the list of the top ten restaurants in the world for 2013,...

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