The not so “Greek” Hummus

The not so “Greek” Hummus

  This may be a rude awakening for many to discover that Hummus is not Greek; it never was and will never be. It is as Greek as the “Greek” Danish Feta cheese… From my research I found out that 99,5% of the Greek restaurants in the US have “Greek” hummus on the...
Laiki agora (Street Market)

Laiki agora (Street Market)

Street markets operate all over Greece, selling foodstuffs and gardening or household utensils, clothing, as well as children toys and various “do it yourself” tools. It is considered an important social custom and tradition in Greece. People’s...
Antikristo (ofto)

Antikristo (ofto)

In one of my gastronomic-travels, I found myself in Anogia, Crete together with some Cretan “palikaria” and tasted some of the best goat “BBQ” I ever had. “Ofto” or “Antikristo” meat is prepared traditionally in mountainous areas usually by shepherds (though, today...
Varvakios agora Athens

Varvakios agora Athens

Varvakios agora is a complex of fish, meat and vegetable markets. (”agora” is market in English) It is one of the oldest and most colorful markets in Greece and certainly the biggest. For more than a hundred years is the most vibrant commercial point in Athens. In...

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