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Spoon Sweets: A Historic Gesture of Greek Hospitality

The delicious age-old tradition in Greece of offering "spoon sweets" to visitors goes way back to the fourteenth century.

Baklava: The Dessert that has Greeks and Turks Fighting over Its Origin

Greeks and Turks have been at each other’s throats for centuries, but a rivalry seldom mentioned revolves around the origins of baklava.

Greeks – Even Alexander The Great – Have Loved Ice Cream for Centuries

How long have the Greeks had a love affair with ice cream? How about since at least one hundred years before Alexander the Great? In fact, ancient Greeks were attracted to “ices” as early as the fifth century BC. In those...

Spoon Sweets: A Historic Gesture of Greek Hospitality

The delicious age-old tradition in Greece of offering "spoon sweets" to visitors goes way back to the fourteenth century.

Semolina Halva Recipe

Here's a traditional recipe fro the delicious Greek desert Halva with Semolina. Ingredients 250ml sunflower oil 14oz – 400gr semolina flour 5lb – 700gr sugar 1 Liter water Method: In a pot pour water (1lt), sugar (1.5lbs) and boil for 4...

Baking Workshops in London Making “Koulourakia of Ammouliani”

Want to know what’s next at Jamie Oliver’s “Recipease” store in Notting Hill, London? The lucky ones who will get to be there will learn how to make koulourakia (a traditional Greek butter-based pastry).  These koulourakia will be 100% Greek...