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...

Kinds of Greek Pies: The Variety of Delicious ‘Pitas’

Greeks are known for their love of food; and why wouldn't they be, since they have one of the richest and most popular cuisines...

There’s More to Greek Cheese Than Just Feta

The first known mention of cheese in ancient Greece was in the epic poem the "Odyssey," where Homer describes in detail the shepherd and...

Greek Olive Oil Industry Holds Its Breath After US Given Green Light to Impose...

The Greek olive oil industry is waiting anxiously to find out whether its iconic products will be included on the list of items subject...
Olive oils and other products on the shelf at the Pantopoleion tis Mesogiakis Diatrofis, with a tasting table and stools in front of them

Answers to Five Questions about Buying and Storing Olive Oil

What do Greek experts say about how to choose and store extra virgin olive oil so you can get the most out of its...

The Incredibly Diverse – And Healthy – Diet of the Ancient Greeks

The eating habits of the ancient Greeks are fascinating for so many reasons. They had an impressively varied diet by any measure, but it naturally...

Greek Butchers to Participate in the “Olympics of Meat” in Sacramento in 2020

Greece's national team of professional butchers, dubbed "Meating Greece," will compete in a competition called the "World Butcher's Challenge 2020," which will take place...
Ergon House Agora (marketplace) from above, showing part of its vertical herb garden and produce section

Food Tourism in Athens: Exploring Greek Culinary Traditions

Greece is a culinary tourist’s paradise, with a surprising variety of traditional cuisine for such a small country. For visitors who want to start...

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