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10 Traditional Greek Christmas Sweets to Fall in Love With

Christmas sweets in Greece can be a tradition throughout the whole country... or just limited to one region only. What they do have in common though, is that they bring us back and remind us of our warm childhood...

How to Enjoy Greek Holiday Cookies without Feeling Guilty

The merry season is here and it usually arrives with a dose of carols and... calories! When it comes to sweets, guilt is the logical consequence of endless days indulging in pastries, cakes and, of course, the classic Christmas duo...

Nostalgia! Greek Sweets and Treats from Bygone Days

It's surprising that Greek demographics show an aging Greek population bearing in mind the treats offered to youngsters of bygone days. Filled with sugar, preservatives and artificial coloring, most treats had low nutritional value but were a sheer delight...

Greek Sweets You Need to Eat While Visiting Greece!

No Greek meal would be complete without a mouth-watering, unforgettable Greek dessert to follow. There are so many deserts to select from while visiting Greece, so let's look at some of the favorites that locals swear are done best in...

Greek-Australian Miner Turns Pastry Chef after Terrible Accident

Greek-Australian opal miner Ilias Katsapouikidis was working with his grandfather on detonating explosives in 2003, when he had a terrible, nearly fatal accident. All he remembers is seeing a white light, however, his grandfather who was present at the...

New Year's Eve Forecast: Icing Sugar 'Warnings'

“It was December 31, the last day of the year. Cheerful pedestrians were marching hastily on snow-covered roads carrying colorful wrapped gifts... But no one paid attention to the young, poor girl who was trying to sell matches on...

Traditions and Ideas for Your Greek Christmas Holidays!

Christmas is here and New Year's day is approaching, so for those wondering how to make their festive dinners and gifts stand out, here are a few ideas that have been a part of Greek culture for years. During Christmas and...