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Foodies Look No Further – Here’s a Modern Twist on Greek Moussaka

Moussaka is a favorite Greek dish and it is the perfect summer platter for your foodie gatherings. There are many creative modern twists on moussaka that any foodie can appreciate. So get ready to take notes to serve up your...

Ancient Greek Drink Salepi Made from One Thousand Orchids

Outside of Asia Minor and the Balkans, it is rare to hear about this ancient concoction, precisely because it is so very characteristic of these countries. By Giorgio Pintzas Monzani This is the sixth in a series of stories on the...

Pocket Size Watermelons Made in Greece

Watermelons are a popular fruit of a Greek summer, but they tend to be a bit unwieldy in shape, if not heavy to carry. But a farmer Neo Agioneri, in the Kilkis area of northern Greece, has produced mini melons...

Greek Beekeeping Destroyed By Recent Wildfires in Evia

  Greek pine honey is now even more of a precious commodity following wildfires that have for the most part destroyed beekeeping in northern Evia. The recent wildfires charred more than 130,000 acres of forested land in Evia. It was in...

Edible Insects Are Coming to Europe (with a Few Restrictions)

Edible insect food products were recently approved for consumption in Europe, but not without a few restrictions. You might be shocked at the prospect of eating bugs, and even more confused at the high demand for insect based food...

Leonidas Kestekides, The Greek Confectioner Who Conquered the World

The story of the world-famous Leonidas chocolates and pralines is as rich as the confections themselves. It all began with a Greek chocolatier Leonidas Kestekides, who created the great confections because he ultimately just "wanted to spread some happiness." The...

What’s a Ghost Kitchen? A Food Industry Expert Explains

While the phrase “ghost kitchen” may conjure up images of haunted houses, the reality is a bit more mundane. By Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University Ghost kitchens are food prep operations with no waiters, no dining room and no parking lot...