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Feta vs. Halloumi: Battle of the Greek Cheeses

Halloumi and Feta may just be the most iconic food products from their respective countries of origin, Cyprus and Greece.

Greek Cuisine Rated Second Best in the World

Greek cuisine was rated the second best in the world for 2021 by TasteAtlas, a travel guide focused on international cuisines and traditional dishes. The list, which was compiled based on over 100,000 user ratings, also included the most delicious...

Astoria’s Zenon Taverna Closes After 33 Years in Business

Zenon Taverna, a staple of Greek and Cypriot cuisine for the Astoria community of Queens, New York for more than 33 years, served its last customer at the end of November. According to the Zenon Taverna website, the last day...

Mastiha: The Unique Mastic Gum of Chios People Call ‘White Gold’

Mastic, often referred to as the "Tears of Chios" or the "White Gold of Chios," is a product produced only on that particular Greek island. Since antiquity, this sticky resin, which seeps from the bark of mastic trees, has...

The Ancient Roots of Greek Souvlaki, the World’s First Fast Food

Many would think that souvlaki is a type of street food originating from the many years of Ottoman rule in Greece, but this is not true.

Greek Cuisine Program Kicks Off at the University of Nevada

Greek cuisine was recently introduced as a standalone program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) which announced the establishment of the National Hellenic Society Culinary Legacy Fund to promote Hellenic heritage, culture, and cuisine to culinary arts...

There’s More to Greek Cheese Than Just Feta

Cheese is an important part of Greek cuisine, and each region of the country has its own special version of the dairy product. While feta is delicious, there are many more Greek cheeses to try! The first known mention of...

Greek-Italian Cuisine Fusion Led to Creation of Mediterranean Diet

Italian cuisine and Greek cuisine: the history, differences and common traits in the cuisines we all love is a fascinating journey into the past, showing that there was a fusion of Greek-Italian cuisine in historical times that comes down to...

Ten Greek Herbs That Can Improve Your Health

The balmy weather in the Mediterranean is the perfect environment to produce nutritious, delicious Greek herbs. These plants that have been known for centuries and are used both in cooking, for their flavors, as well as in medicine, for their...

Meet the Greek who Introduced Real Souvlaki to Colombia

Giorgos Sitaras, a Greek who left his hometown of Thessaloniki, Greece, shares authentic Greek food like souvlaki with the Colombian people.