Food

Trachanas: Greece’s Healthy Comfort Food Will Warm You Up

Trachanas is a staple Greek recipe, found in every home -- ready in minutes, filling, and full of vitamins. If you ask any Greek person about the delicious, comforting soup, they will probably be hit with a wave of nostalgia,...

The New Greek Stamp Series Reminds Some of a 1980's Taverna Menu

The Hellenic Post (ELTA) recently revealed four new stamps depicting oven-baked lamb and potatoes, moussaka, octopus and spanakopita (wild greens pie) which are supposed to pay tribute to Greece's culinary heritage. “Cooked food hails from ancient Greece, with recipes that...

Greece Shows Solidarity to Suffering Lebanon with Shipment of Food, Medical Supplies

Greece has vowed to continue its support for the Lebanese people who are struggling to return to normalcy following the deadly explosion in Beirut earlier in August. Authorities in Athens announced recently that they are sending a Greek Navy vessel...

A Sampling of Greece's Wonderful Bounty of Fruits

When it comes to fruit, Greece offers among the best anywhere on the globe, with its assortment of fresh fruits and juices which is second to none. Both rich in fiber and vitamins, these wonders of the earth also...

Burglar Calls Police on Himself After Breaking into Rhodes Restaurant

An unusual case occurred recently when a forty-eight-year-old burglar called the police on himself after breaking into a restaurant on the Greek island of Rhodes. The robbery took place during the early morning hours of Friday, June 19, when the...

Italians, French Put On An Extra Two Kilos During Lockdown

The Italians and the French, both renowned for their love of good food, have gained weight since the imposition of the coronavirus lockdown, the British newspaper Daily Telegraph reports. Italians' feasts on pasta, pizza and Peroni have taken their toll,...

Is Coronavirus Lockdown Changing Our Culinary Preferences For Good?

The lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic is gradually bringing new culinary and dietary habits to the Greek society, according to market trends observed over the last few weeks. The fact that millions of us are either working from home,...

The Coronavirus Easter: How Greece Celebrated its Greatest Feast in Lockdown

April 19 was an Orthodox Easter Sunday nobody will ever forget in Greece. As strict curfew measures remain in place across the country to limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Greeks tried to find new ways to...

The Best Time-Consuming Greek Moussaka Twists You Should Try At Home Now

Millions of us have found our lives completely changed in the last few weeks, as the coronavirus lockdowns across the world have become the new norm. Millions of people are out of work, or work from home, finding themselves with...

Four Remarkable Greeks With Autism Hope To Conquer Granola Bar Industry

Focused on social inclusion and endorsed by beloved Greek chef IIias Mamalakis, four remarkable young Greek individuals who are on the autism spectrum have started a socially co-operative enterprise making and marketing granola bars. After growing tired of the job market's...