Archestratus and the Secrets of Ancient Greek Gastronomy

Ancient Greek poet and philosopher of Gela or Syracuse Archestratus, is often referred to as led the Father of Gastronomy. In his humorous didactic poem Hedypatheia (Life of Luxury) written in the...

Crete, Cyprus Promote Olive Oil

A new olive oil products business project is going to run in Crete and Cyprus aimed at promoting foods and dishes using only olive...

IKEA Withdraws Meatballs from Greece

Swedish furniture retailing giant IKEA decided to withdraw its meatballs from its restaurants in Greece after the Czech State Veterinary Administration reported finding horsemeat in the same...

Sweet Alchemy Best Retail Space

A confectionery and pastry shop in Athens, Sweet Alchemy by Stelios Parliaros,won the first prize as Best Retail Space, at the Travel and Leisure...

Greek Food A Billion Euro Bonus

Greek gastronomy could bring in more than 500,000 more tourists who want to taste the country's best and boost Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by...

Greeks World’s Most Pessimistic Consumers

Fretting over unrelenting pay cuts, tax hikes and slashed pensions that have worsened the country's six-year recession and created a record 26.8 percent unemployment...

Greece Seeks EU Milk Money For Students

Amid reports that many school children are going hungry, students will soon be able to join a European Union-subsidized program to provide milk to...

Cyclades Produce 40 Varieties of Traditional Cheese!

Did you know that the Cyclades produce about 40 different kinds of traditional cheese? The new initiative of the Ministry of Rural Development and Food,...

Greek Way of Nutrition Promoted

Deputy Minister of Health, Fotini Skopouli and Tourism Minister Olga Kefaloyianni met to discus ways to push Greek food as a way to attract...

Supermarket Sales Saved Greeks 250M Euros

Following a disastrous 2012 in which sales fell 500 million euros, ($675.8 million) during a crushing economic crisis and harsh austerity measures that have...

Athens Looks On The Bright Side

They may be in the grip of a crushing recession and riven by bitter internal political divisions, but Greeks are always trying to look...

The Cretan How-To of the Mediterranean Diet

The popularity of the Mediterranean diet grows year by year more with doctors, nutritionists and research projects from around the world praising the health...

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