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Dakos: The Specialty From Crete is World’s Best Salad

A trademark of Cretan cuisine, dakos, topped the list of the world's best salads according to ratings compiled by TasteAtlas recently. Dakos has many variations but only one secret: the superior-quality ingredients of the Cretan land. It consists of a slice...

Greek Cuisine Ranked Among Top Three in the World

Greek cuisine has been ranked third best in the world according to ratings compiled by TasteAtlas recently. TasteAtlas is an experiential travel online guide for traditional food that collates authentic recipes, food critic reviews, and research articles about popular ingredients...

Archestratus: The Ancient Greek Gourmand on the Secrets of Gastronomy

Archestratus, an ancient Greek poet and philosopher in the mid 4th century BCE from Sicily, is often referred to as the Father of Gastronomy.

Oldest Recipe Found in Egypt Is Written in Greek

The oldest written recipe found in Egypt is dated approximately the year 300 AD and it was written on papyrus in the Greek language.

Greek Yogurt Vs Regular Yogurt: What Are the Differences?

Greek yogurt has taken over the shelves of the Western world's supermarkets, where you will perhaps find more varieties of the super-strained Greek product than you do regular yogurt. The difference between Greek yogurt and regular yogurt occurs in the...

The Incredibly Diverse – And Healthy – Diet of the Ancient Greeks

The diet of the ancient Greeks is fascinating for so many reasons, and they had impressively varied eating habits.

Pomegranate Oil: The Golden Elixir the World Can’t Get Enough Of

A Greek exporter of pomegranate oil says that he cannot make enough product to satisfy the current world demand for the oil of this fruit.

Could It Be That the Ancient Greeks Created the First Pizza?

Pizza, the delicious flat bread that comes out of the oven topped with melted cheese and other yummy ingredients.

Top 10 Strange Greek Foods You May Like (or Not)

Taste is as subjective as beauty and this is why some foods are very common in a culture while outsiders think of them as strange or even weird. Greece does have some of these dishes. We compiled a list of the ones...

Six Must-Try Greek Foods for Winter Days

Whether you are looking for a warm soup to drive away the winter chill or a hearty, oven-baked meal, Greek food has some of the best comfort dishes for cold days. Get your pen and paper ready and jot down...

Pizza Toppings: From the Exotic to the Weird

The world of pizza is full of creative and delicious possibilities, but some toppings might raise an eyebrow or two. If you're adventurous, you might want to give some of them a try. Recently a Hong Kong pizza eatery introduced...

The Greek Monk Who Brought Holy Mount Athos Cuisine to the World

Father Epiphanios of Mylopotamos was the Greek monk who first brought Holy Mount Athos cuisine to the world. The author of the book "The Cuisine of Holy Mount Athos" made monastic cooking, based mostly on fish and legumes, an important...

Top Greek Olive Oil Brand to be used in Yale’s Brain Health Research

A multi-awarded Greek extra virgin olive oil brand has once again won a top international award for its flavor and quality.

Mediterranean Chicken Pasta: Balanced and Full-Flavored Meal

The flavorful and nutritious Mediterranean Chicken Pasta recipe combines elements of the culinary tradition of both Italy and Greece.

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 tsipouro.