Spoon Sweets: An Ancient Gesture of Greek Hospitality

The delicious age-old tradition in Greece of offering "Spoon Sweets" to visitors goes way back to the fourteenth century, when the Byzantines adopted the custom...

Lagana, Ηalvas and Τaramas, The Greek Delicacies of Clean Monday

Lagana, halvas, and taramas, otherwise known as “the Koulouma,” are the official foods of the first day of Lent in Greece, a day known as...

Leonidas Kestekides, The Greek Confectioner Who Spread Happiness

The story of the world-famous Leonidas chocolates and pralines is as rich as the confections themselves. It all began with a Greek chocolatier who...

Melomakarona – Greek Christmas Cookies

For the dough In a mixer add 350 ml water, 350ml olive oil, 50gr butter, 50ml honey και 50ml raki - mix for one minute. In a cup...

Greece Seeks EU’s ”Protected Geographical Indication” Status for Greek Yogurt

Stavros Arachovitis, the Greek Minister of Agricultural Development and Food, revealed recently that the country is in the process of obtaining the EU's ''Protected Geographical...