How Melomakarona and Kourabiedes Got Their Names
Melomakarona and kourabiedes are two words which, for Greek people, embody Christmas itself. They bring to mind the sweetness of the holiday season, both literally and figuratively. The two traditional Christmas sweets are an integral part of Christmas and New...
Melomakarano vs Kourabies: The Titanic Battle of the Greek Christmas Sweets
In Greece, few words spell Christmas better than "kourabies" and "melomakarono", the two seasonal sweets that have most natives asking why they are not made all year round. The question whether one would choose one over the other is like...
Two Οriginal Recipes for the Best Kourabiedes and Melomakarona
Christmas is almost here, and as with most religious holidays celebrated in Greece, food is a central aspect of the festive days. There are two traditional deserts that are prevalent in Greek homes during these days: the almond based kourabiedes and the...