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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...

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...

Giant Kourabies wins place in Guinness Book of Records

The giant kourabies or Greek Christmas cookie taht was prepared by a team in Northern Greece eventually exceeded 300 kg. The giant cokie will be eaten on Sunday in the Asterokosmou park at the International Exhibition Center in Thessaloniki,...