Monk Who Brought Mount Athos Cuisine to the World Passes Away

Father Epiphanios of Mylopotamos, the monk who first brought Mount Athos cuisine to the world, passed away on Friday morning at the age of 64,...

Greece’s Top Google Searches of the Year Paint a Picture of 2020

Recent reports from Google regarding the most-searched terms and phrases by country provide an interesting perspective into the minds of the Greek people throughout...

Trachanas: Greece’s Easy, Healthy Comfort Food Will Warm You Up This Winter

Trachanas is a staple Greek recipe, found in every home -- ready in minutes, filling, and full of vitamins. If you ask any Greek...

Saffron Harvest in Full Swing in Northern Greece

The yearly saffron harvest is in full swing in the rural areas outside of the northern Greek city of Kozani, where hundreds of farmers...

86-Year-Old Greek Baker Wows Tourists with Traditional Phyllo Flair

Giorgos Hatziparaskos, an 86-year-old baker from Crete, is one of the last people in Greece who still creates the country's iconic multi-layered phyllo dough...

Greece Named Top Travel Destination for Sustainable Food

The Lonely Planet publishing company listed Greece as the top destination in the entire world in the category of "Sustainable Food" on their "Best...

New Study Shows Huge Benefits of High-Phenolic Early Harvest Olive Oil

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (GAADRD) announced on Monday the results from a groundbreaking...

Restaurant in Thessaloniki Offers Free Food to Those in Need

The owner of the restaurant Sta Kala Kathoumena in the Macedonian city of Thessaloniki has offered to feed those in need of a free...
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Beekeeper Explains Why Greek Honey Is the Best in the World

For thousands of years, Greek honey has been collected for its delicious, sweet taste, healing and nutritious properties, and ritualistic proving that we have...

Why Greek Yogurt Is Considered the Best in the World

In the last decade, there has been an astronomic rise in the demand for Greek yogurt outside of its home country, especially in the...

The Ancient Roots of Greek Souvlaki, the World’s First Fast Food

The word "souvlaki" is synonymous with Greek food, whether the term refers simply to slices of grilled meat on a small wooden skewer or...

The New Greek Stamp Series Reminds Some of a 1980’s Taverna Menu

The Hellenic Post (ELTA) recently revealed four new stamps depicting oven-baked lamb and potatoes, moussaka, octopus and spanakopita (wild greens pie) which are supposed...

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