Silphium, a now-extinct plant once used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for perfume, seasoning, medicine, and even contraception, was one of the most sought-after goods in the ancient world. The plant was so useful that Julius Caesar himself was...
Many scientific studies have provided evidence of olive oil’s health benefits and its central role in the Mediterranean diet.
Customs, flavors and rituals linking food to the sacred and divine had an enormous upheaval during the time of Alexander the Great.
Dalgona, a Greek Frappe-like coffee is taking South Korea by storm! As the hot summer months are closing in upon us, iced coffee enthusiasts are longing for established favorites, such as the Greek Frappe and are coming up with...
A British company called Primeval Foods is pitching lab-grown meat, such as lion burgers, tiger steaks, and zebra sushi rolls to climate-conscious consumers. The company says it wants consumers of plant-based meat alternatives to switch to lab-grown meats in a...
Greek immigrant Michalis Georgalos made life in Argentina sweeter with his confections, building an empire that still exists today
Already massive food industry is expected to get even larger. The data firm Allied Market Research says that the meat substitute market is expected to reach $8.1 billion by 2026. Whether for health reasons or religious motivations, consumers have been...
The Greek island of Aegina is known for its pistachios, or fistikia, which are considered to be of the highest quality in the world.
Li-Lac Chocolates, Manhattan’s oldest chocolate house, was founded by Greece's George Demetrious. The history of Li-Lac starts in 1923, when Demetrious, a Greek native who studied the art of chocolate making in France, emigrated to New York and opened his...