Gourmet Greek Truffles Taking Markets by Storm

It is estimated that 2,000-3,000 Greeks are involved in truffle hunting and production, with Greek truffles now being exported as far away as the...

Greek Taverna Accepts Bitcoin for Payment

The taverna Angelos in the Haidari neighborhood of Athens is the first Greek restaurant that accepts bitcoin for payment. In fact, now that capital...

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...

This Weekend in Athens: Vegan Life Festival Showcases Cruelty-Free Products and Delicious Food

Athens is celebrating veganism and the vegan lifestyle this weekend at the Vegan Life Festival. Here you will find everything from cruelty-free products to vegan and...

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...

Dakos: A Deceptively Simple but Truly Addictive Cretan Speciality

Holidays in Crete are not just about beaches, nightlife and culture. Crete is also is also renowned for its culinary specialities. Perhaps the simpler and...

The Etymological Roots of Melomakarona and Kourambiedes

Melomakarona and kourambiedes are two Greek desserts that scream Christmas. Dimitris Stathakopoulos, professor of historical sociology at Panteion University, in Athens, gathered data and...

Athens Honey Festival to Draw in the Crowds

The 6th Festival of Greek Honey and Bee Products, set to take place on December 5-7 at the Peace & Friendship Stadium, aims to...

Greek Dairy Industry Launches Initiative to Resolve Problems Facing Greek Feta Cheese

The Federation of Greek Dairy Industry (SEVGAP) on Thursday launched an initiative aimed to help resolve problems facing Greek feta cheese as a national...

Finest Greek Restaurants Crete Has to Offer

Many things are being said about the much acclaimed Mediterranean diet and the beneficial effects the local Greek cuisine can have on health and...

The Authentic Greek ‘Tsipouradika’ of Volos

Tsipouro or raki is a pomace brandy produced in Greece and in particular Thessaly (Tsipouro Tyrnavou), Epirus, Macedonia, Mani, and the island of Crete....

A Greek beer, please!

Who said that Greece is only famous for ouzo, raki and good wine? Greek beers may not be as popular as in other European...

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