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Recipe for Kourabiedes, Greece’s Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Kourabiedes are some of the most famous Greek Christmas cookies. They are a kind of shortbread cookie. Perfectly sweet and satisfying, they are filled with almonds and topped with powdered sugar. Depending on the region, Greek kourabiedes can also contain...

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

Trachanas is a staple Greek recipe ready in minutes, filling, and full of vitamins. However, the process of making it actually takes months.

Inflation in Greece Jumps to 12 Percent in September

The annual inflation rate in Greece rose to 12 percent in September, up from 11.4 percent in August and 11.6 percent in July, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Monday. More specifically, the consumer price index rose 2.9 percent...

Three Tasty Greek Yogurt Recipes to Try at Home

Treats made from Greek yogurt can add an interesting and tasty dimension. Once hard to come by outside of Greece, the country’s famed yogurt is now available in hundreds of flavors and varieties in supermarkets around the world. That’s only understandable since...

Five Foods You Can Eat to Help Save the Planet

Improve your diet and also help save the planet by changing the food that you eat. The task of combatting climate change often feels daunting. One way you can help build a sustainable future while also transforming your own...

Greece Markets Famous Ancient Olympia Olive Oil

Citizens of the world can now enjoy a taste of Ancient Olympia, home to the Olympic Games, in the form of its olive oil. The Hellenic Ministry of Tourism and Sports, along with the Office for the Promotion of Cultural...

The Story of Cheesecake Starts in Ancient Greece

Cheesecake is one of the most recognizable and popular desserts. You may assume its origins trace back to France or possibly Italy, as the fluffy cream cheesecake has become a staple of traditional bakeries. But cheesecake has a very different...

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. Get ready to take notes to serve up your favorite...

Greece’s Amazing Summer Fruits That You Must Try

When it comes to fruit, Greece has among the best fruit anywhere on the globe with an assortment of fresh fruits that is second to none, particularly during the summer. Fruit, full of antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber, not only helps...

Study Finds Greek Kalamata Olives Help Reduce Bad Cholesterol

A study conducted by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens found that  Kalamata olives help reduce bad cholesterol and improve the overall health of people who include them in their diets. Olives are well-known for their benefits when eaten...