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...

Eight Traditional Remedies of Wise Greek Yiayias that Work Wonders

Greek grandmothers in all their accumulated wisdom and vast experience have been known to use homemade remedies for various illnesses ranging from a simple...

Mystery Santa Claus Brings Christmas Joy to Orphaned Children in Greece

Dozens of orphaned and disadvantaged children in the Greek city of Volos will receive their Christmas presents this year thanks to the generosity of...

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...
Dr. Khalid El Sayed and his research group

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Compound Fights Breast Cancer in Lab

The groundbreaking discoveries of a research group based in the USA were presented at the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards conference in Athens, Greece...
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Volunteers Clean Iconic Zakynthos Beach, Celebrate by Dancing The Zorba (video)

Dozens of volunteers gathered to clean iconic Navagio Beach and its seabed on the island of Zakynthos on Sunday -- and in true Greek...
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...

Horta: The Many Benefits of These Magical Greek Greens

Everyone -- absolutely everyone -- who has a friend or relative from Greece, has heard of the word ''horta.'' Literally translating into English as the...
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...

Greece’s Oldest Woman Celebrates Her 114th Birthday (video)

Ekaterini "Katerina" Karnarou, considered to be the oldest woman in Greece, celebrated the milestone of her 114th birthday among family and friends on Saturday. Kornarou...
Antonia Trichopoulou addressing the audience at the Food Expo in Athens

Greek Expert Discusses Olive Oil’s Central Role in the Best Diet for 2019

World-renowned Mediterranean diet expert Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou talked to a Greek audience about “Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Secrets We All Know” at the...

Greece Loses Battle Over Lower Taxes for Tsipouro and Tsikoudia

The European Court rejected Greece's appeal on Thursday to set a lower excise tax for tsipouro and tsikoudia, two of the most traditional and...

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