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...
What’s special about Greek Bottarga?

What’s special about Greek Bottarga?

The method for preserving the roe sacs of grey mullet is thought to have originated with the Phoenicians, who spread it to Egypt, where the first documentary evidence of the practice is said to be found. I say “said to be found” because in the many...
Harvest Season

Harvest Season

Harvest season is hundreds years of tradition in Greece, with all family members helping to produce the must, making the whole process look like a feast with women ‘quarrel’ ‘often with their husbands who wanted to make more wine. Instead they...
“Yiorti” Samou, August 15th

“Yiorti” Samou, August 15th

August 15, a big day for Greeks and the Greek Orthodox Church. The feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos (Mother of Christ) is celebrated. And it is celebrated by the Greeks everywhere in the world. For me besides the religious meaning it has a cultural meaning as...

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