Kathara Deftera, national holiday in Greece

Kathara Deftera (Clean Monday) is the first day of Great Lent in the Greek Orthodox Church. Today also brings preceding Carnival celebrations to an end, inviting everyone to leave behind the ‘sinful’…

Greece's borders
Greece’s borders are Europe’s borders: Minister

Greece’s shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis praised Greek coast guard personnel during his visit to the island of Kastellorizo, noting their contribution to protecting Europe’s borders and culture. Kouroumblis made…

makaronopita
Yiayia’s Makaronopita

Makaronopita is a traditional Greek Makaroni and Cheese pie, which is very well known and made in Central Greece (Sterea Ellada). Here is a traditional and delicious family recipe, which is sure…

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