Greek Chefs Win Bronze in Culinary Olympics

A team of Greek chefs won the bronze medal in the category "Community Catering" at the IKA/Culinary Olympics 2020, currently taking place in Stuttgart,...

The Unique Ancient Tree that Produces Pearly-White Olives

Leucocarpa, also known as leucolea, is a rare variety of olive tree, mainly found in the south of Italy, in the region historically known...
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Blind Greek Cook Wows MasterChef Judges

A nearly-blind contestant moved the audience and the judges from the television reality show MasterChef on Wednesday not only with his cooking skills but...

Sea Cucumbers: Greece’s Hidden Delicacy Soars in Popularity and Demand

We all know cucumbers, some of the simplest yet delicious and versatile vegetables in the world. But what about sea cucumbers? Increasing interest has been...

Public Smoking Now Curbed, Greece Wages New War Against Draft Tsipouro

One of the many great traditions in Greece is the enjoyment of a couple of shot glasses of tsipouro liqueur accompanied by meze in...
A bottle of Olive Poem brand olive oil to the left of the words "Biolnovello 2019"

1st Greek Olive Oils of 2019 Harvest Awarded at Biolnovello

Contending with approximately 200 entries, Greek olive oils captured six awards at the Biolnovello organic extra virgin olive oil competition in Italy at the...
Kyklopas olive oil, olive paste, and olives next to a colorful salad

Greek Olive Oils Listed Among Best in the World for 2019

The EVOO World Ranking (EVOOWR) for 2019 reported that Greeks earned 447 awards at 21 international olive oil competitions, capturing 34 classifications as “EVOOs of the Year.”
Chefs Christoforos Peskias and Yannis Baxevanis talking to Symposium participants

Yale Researchers Convene Olive Oil Symposium in Delphi

The ancient Greeks’ center of the universe recently attracted more than 100 researchers and professionals from seven countries to an area once dedicated to...

Melomakarano vs Kourabies: The Titanic Battle of the Greek Christmas Sweets

In Greece, few words spell Christmas better than "kourabies" and "melomakarono", the two seasonal sweets that have most natives asking why they are not...

Christopsomo: Where Bread Meets Fine Art on the Greek Christmas Table

If you are ever fortunate enough to spend a Christmas in Greece, you will be certain to become enchanted by the enticing aromas of...

European Commission Sues Denmark for Marketing Danish Cheese as “Feta”

The European Commission referred the nation of Denmark to the European Court of Justice on Wednesday, accusing it of violating European Union law in...

Pomegranate Oil: Greece’s Golden Elixir the World Can’t Get Enough Of

A Greek exporter of pomegranate oil says that he cannot make enough product to satisfy the current world demand for the oil of this...

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