Ten Dishes that Give a Greek Flavor to your Christmas Dinner

Ten Dishes to Add Greek Flavor to Your Christmas Dinner

Greece is a country with deep religious traditions, a strong sense of family, and a very festive spirit. And those are the necessary ingredients...
Irini Kokolaki preparing to taste olive oil

How to Choose One of the Healthiest Gifts — Olive Oil

By Irini Kokolaki and Lisa Radinovsky Still not sure of the best gift to give that special person this Christmas? Looking for something that won’t...

Gyros: The History Behind the Famous Greek Delicacy

Gyros; one word, an endless variety of taste. Greece's most popular fast food delicacy, gyros (with the correct pronunciation being ''yee-ros'') are something that you...

How Kourabiedes and Melomakarona Got their Names

Melomakarona and kourabiedes are two words which, for Greek people, embody Christmas itself. They bring to mind the sweetness of the holiday season, both...
Christmas sweets to eat in Greece

The Best Traditional Greek Pastries and Breads for Christmas

If you're ever fortunate enough to spend Christmas in Greece you will be surrounded by a wide range of irresistible traditional Christmas sweets. Some...

Don’t Tell the Italians — It was Greeks Who Invented Pizza

When we hear the word pizza, our minds travel first to the delicious flat bread that comes out of the oven topped with melted...

Gyros to Attain EU Certification, Recognition as a Greek Food Item

Gyros, one of Greece's most recognized food specialties, is officially recognized as being Greek and its a ministerial signature away from attaining Traditional Specialties...

Welcome Autumn: Greece’s Unique Liqueurs are Perfect for the Season

Greece is not only known for its cuisine, but also for its unique traditional liqueurs. Many of the favorites, surprisingly enough, are derived from...
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Seven Greek Delicacies For Adventurous Foodies

Let's talk about Greek food! However, instead of sticking to the popular classics such as spanakopita and moussaka, we will instead explore some of...

After 53 Years, Athens’ Kentrikon Restaurant Serves its Last Meal

One of the most historic eateries in central Athens has served its last meal. Kentrikon Restaurant, which earned a reputation for serving quality, home-style...
The Sakellaropoulos family olive groves, with the Taygetos Mountain in the background

The Sakellaropoulos Family Combines Olive Oil Tradition and Innovation

Nick Sakellaropoulos grew up watching his father and grandfather create unique products based on a family tradition infused with olives and olive oil. “My...

Experience Truffle Hunting in the Enchanting Forests of Kalampaka, Meteora!

There are many things to do in Meteora that might surprise you -- including truffle hunting. That's right, the serene and spiritual monasteries, perched high...

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