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Why the Greek Diet is the World’s Healthiest

The Greek diet is regarded as one of the healthiest in the world because it's based largely on fruit and vegetables, whole grains, fish, and a small amount of cheese and yogurt. When many people think of Greek food, pastitso,...

Greek Cuisine Ranked Number Two in the World

Greek cuisine has been ranked second among the world’s fifty best cuisines with Italy placing first and Spain placing third, according to a list prepared by The World TasteAtlas. According to the publication, each country's rating is obtained by the...

Antikristo: The Cretan Way to Barbeque Meat with Roots in Ancient Greece

You will find some of the finest grilled food anywhere in the world in Greece; Antikristo, grilled lamb from Crete, is no exception.

Foodies Alert: 5 Best Traditional Santorini Dishes to Try

When tourists visit the Greek Island of Santorini, they are often surprised by the unique traditional dishes that are served by the locals at tavernas and restaurants.

Paximadia: the Cretan Greek Superfood

Paximadia -- the hard Cretan rusk now enjoyed all over Greece -- takes thrift and turns it into a delicious and healthy snack.

Koxlioi: The Traditional Escargot Dish of Crete

Koxlioi, or snails, are a traditional Cretan dish that Chef Mavrakis of Kritamon restaurant has chosen to explore and reimagine the recipe.

How Greeks Brought 50 Kinds of Pie to America

Although Greek food is known and loved around the world, one specific type of traditional food, the Greek pie, holds a special place in the country’s cuisine, as it is among the oldest, simplest, and most delicious dishes found...

Oldest Recipe Found in Egypt is Written in Greek

The oldest written recipe found in Egypt is dated approximately the year 300 AD and it was written on papyrus in the Greek language.

Price of Souvlaki Skyrockets in Greece

As the cost of everyday necessities such as gas and groceries has gone up due to the war in Ukraine, the price of souvlaki, a staple of Greek cuisine, has also reached record highs. The stunning price of souvlaki has...

Volos: Greece’s Capital of Tsipouro

Nestled between the stunning Mount Pelio and the Pagasetic Gulf in the Aegean sea, Volos is a picturesque city known for its tsipouro.