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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. 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...

The Greek History of Truffles: It All Started With a Thunderbolt from Zeus

The history of truffles is one of folklore and intrigue, but very few people know of its links to the ancient Greek god Zeus. The pricey, much sought-after fungi has played a prominent role in Greece for its nutritional...

Turkey Plans to Lease Farmlands in Venezuela, Other Countries

In an effort to curb concerns over food security, Turkey plans to lease farmlands in various countries to boost agricultural production, it emerged this week. For years now, Turkish authorities have been exploring such opportunities in ten nations in Africa...

The Lost Plant Ancient Greeks Used for Food, Perfume, and Contraception

Silphium, a now-extinct plant once used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for perfume, seasoning, medicine, and even contraception, was one of the most sought-after goods in the ancient world. The plant was so useful that Julius Caesar himself was...

3D-Printed Meat Substitutes Make a Splash in Europe

Already massive food industry is expected to get even larger. The data firm Allied Market Research says that the meat substitute market is expected to reach $8.1 billion by 2026. Whether for health reasons or religious motivations, consumers have been...

Lawsuit Alleges Google “Hijacked” Customers, Orders From Restaurants

A Florida restaurant group is suing Google, alleging that the tech company has been setting up unauthorized pages to capture food orders rather than directing them to the restaurant’s own site. Google uses supposed “bait-and-switch” tactics to get customers to...

Greek Sea Cucumbers Could Be Next Delicacy

Greek sea cucumbers may soon be on the menus of restaurants around the world. Although they are delicacies in some cultures, many people have no idea that the sea creatures are even edible. Fishermen on the Dodecanese islands in Greece...

Mama Jo: The Greek Whose Breakfast Cart Conquered New York City

The story of Mama Jo and her iconic breakfast cart in New York City is an inspiring tale, in which an immigrant, driven by a desire to succeed and live well, managed not only to make it through years...