Bouyiourdi (spicy baked feta cheese)

Bouyiourdi (spicy baked feta cheese)

One of the many wonderful dishes originating from Thessaloniki with baked feta cheese, tomatoes, peppers and other spices, preferably spicy. Usually served in parchment paper and spicy and thus fits the story of the word. The word boujurdi originally meant the written...
Loukoumades

Loukoumades

Loukoumades or Honey Puffs have an old history that goes back about 3000 years and in particular to the first Olympic Games where they were given to the athletes as honey coins or tokens. Since then it has become one of Greece’s favorite desserts, found in many...
Etolika Panigyria (Festivals)

Etolika Panigyria (Festivals)

The word Panigyri is folklore, a popular and established pronunciation of the ancient word “Pas-agyris”, which means gathering of a crowd. The festival satisfies the timeless need that people have to gather, to have fun, to celebrate and to rejoice. Wine, music, song,...
Salt Flats in Mesolongi

Salt Flats in Mesolongi

Salt has played a crucial role in the history of civilization, enabling food to be preserved over the winters until the modern miracles of refrigeration and preservation. This is no less true in Greece, where the salt used in antiquity likely came from the salt flats...

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