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Ancient Greeks were Gourmands with a Preference for Fish

Ancient Greeks were gourmands and particularly fond of large fresh fish and eel, according to research headed by zooarchaeologist Dr. Demetra Mylona. The zooarchaeologist, who does research for the Institute of Aegean Prehistory Study Center for East Crete, is collecting...

Pasteli, Greece’s Ancient Sweet Snack, Dates Back to Homer

Pasteli, παστελι, the ancient Greek dessert, has very few ingredients, but it has a great deal of history behind it.

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.

Antikristo: The Cretan Way to Barbeque Meat with Roots in Ancient Greece

You will find some of the finest grilled food anywhere in the world in Greece; Antikristo, grilled lamb from Crete, is no exception.

You Can Taste Ancient Greek Recipes in London

A new pop-up restaurant in London is reviving the tastes of ancient Greece. Stahtis Georgiadis, one of the co-founders of the Philosopher’s Stove, spoke to Kathimerini newspaper. “Given that we cannot re-enact the ancient Greek flavor palette, our project is an...

Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity

In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world’s population was obese. By seeing these alarming numbers one could definitely argue that these people would benefit from...