Greek Food

Trachanas: Greece’s Healthy Comfort Food Will Warm You Up

Trachanas is a staple Greek recipe ready in minutes, filling, and full of vitamins. However, the process of making it actually takes months.

86-Year-Old Greek Baker Wows Tourists with Traditional Phyllo Flair

Giorgos Hatziparaskos, an 86-year-old baker from Crete, is one of the last people who creates the iconic Greek phyllo dough by hand.

Greek Food and Tsitsipas Inspire Osaka to Reach Australian Open Final

Greek food has apparently inspired Naomi Osaka to reach the Australian Open final on Thursday, beating Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinal.

Volos: Greece’s Capital of Tsipouro

Nestled between the stunning Mount Pelio and the Pagasetic Gulf in the Aegean sea, Volos is a picturesque city known for its local restaurants, called tsipouradika, which serve up top-quality Greek tsipoura accompanied by gourmet plates. The coastal city, an important...

Five Traditional Greek Treats to Sweeten Up Your Christmas

During the holiday season, Greece is filled with the delicious aroma of sugary-sweet traditional treats, floating out from houses and bakeries as people prepare for the holiday season. Featuring traditional Greek flavors like nuts, citrus, spices like cinnamon and clove,...

Ten Greek Wines for Your Christmas Table

Greeks are amongst the first peoples to have produced wine in the world and Greece has some of the older vineyards extant, making the country famous for some great local wines. The earliest evidence of wine production in Greece dates...

The Greek Food Trucks Taking Over the Streets of New York

Any visitor to New York City has probably noticed the many food trucks offering inexpensive, tasty fare to New Yorkers looking for a quick bite on their lunch breaks or while exploring the city. While these food trucks offer tasty...

Monk Who Brought Mount Athos Cuisine to the World Passes Away

Father Epiphanios of Mylopotamos, the monk who first brought Mount Athos cuisine to the world, passed away on Friday morning at the age of 64, after a long battle with cancer. The author of the book "The Cuisine of Holy Mount...

Greece’s Top Google Searches of the Year Paint a Picture of 2020

Recent reports from Google regarding the most-searched terms and phrases by country provide an interesting perspective into the minds of the Greek people throughout the year of 2020. And, as expected, Covid-19 influenced nearly all of the most frequent searches...

Greek Restaurant “The Athenian” Named Best in the United Kingdom

The Greek street food restaurant "The Athenian" has been awarded the title of Best Restaurant in the UK by food delivery giant Deliveroo at the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards, held virtually on Monday. Founded by Efthymios Vasilakis and Neofytos Christodoulou, born...

Saffron Harvest in Full Swing in Northern Greece

The yearly saffron harvest is in full swing in the rural areas outside of the northern Greek city of Kozani, where hundreds of farmers crouch over fields of blooming crocus flowers for hours, picking what has long been the...

Greece Named Top Travel Destination for Sustainable Food

The Lonely Planet publishing company listed Greece as the top destination in the entire world in the category of "Sustainable Food" on their "Best in Travel 2021" list released recently, which has been adapted to reflect current demands for...

New Study Shows Huge Benefits of High-Phenolic Early Harvest Olive Oil

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (GAADRD) announced on Monday the results from a groundbreaking new study on the benefits of early-harvest olive oil. Their research, undertaken for the first time...

Restaurant in Thessaloniki Offers Free Food to Those in Need

The owner of the restaurant Sta Kala Kathoumena in the Macedonian city of Thessaloniki has offered to feed those in need of a free meal every day for a month starting on November 2. This act of amazing generosity comes...

Beekeeper Explains Why Greek Honey Is the Best in the World

For thousands of years, Greek honey has been collected for its delicious, sweet taste, healing and nutritious properties, and ritualistic proving that we have always had a taste for the sweet substance. Despite its recent international appeal, Greek honey has...