The History and Tradition of Vasilopita

The History and Tradition of Vasilopita

The tradition of baking and cutting a special “pita” (which can mean a loaf of bread, a cake, or even a pie) each year on January 1st is observed in honor of our Basil the Great, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappodocia (Modern Turkey) hence its name...
Christopsomo – The Bread of Christ

Christopsomo – The Bread of Christ

Christopsomo according to tradition is the bread that women in Greece make in honor of Christ with special care and patience, on Christmas Eve. It is the blessed bread of the Christmas table, and it will represent the life of the master of the house and his family....
Horiatiki or Greek Salad?

Horiatiki or Greek Salad?

Honestly, what is a real Horiatiki or… Greek Salad? Let’s start with one true fact… Feta cheese and olives don’t make your salad Greek, it might give it a Greek color or add a little Greek zest in your salad but please…. Don’t call it Greek, call it lettuce salad with...
Arseniko cheese of Naxos

Arseniko cheese of Naxos

Αrseniko cheese is an integral part of the diet and tradition of Axoton, and for my taste maybe one of the best cheeses in the world. Naxos is famous for the production of cheeses such as “Arseniko”, Naxos gruyere, cottage cheese, sour cream cheese, touloumotyri,...
Café Tyropita parakalo (please)!!!

Café Tyropita parakalo (please)!!!

Greece ranks 15th among all the countries of the world, with 5,5 kg of annual coffee consumption per capita. But drinking coffee in Greece is not just a habit. It is a daily ritual that you can enjoy alone while reading a newspaper, with friends in a busy café, in the...

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