Tag: Greek cuisine

The best diet is the Mediterranean

The best diet for 2021 is the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean diet — rich in healthy fats, fish, whole grains, and produce, and low in processed foods and red meat — was named the overall best diet for 2021 by US…


Spinach dolmades drizzled with avgolemono

Traditionally made with vine leaves, this dolmades recipe substitutes the vine leaves with spinach leaves, filling them with mince and rice, drizzling the entire dish with a tasty avgolemono (egg lemon sauce).

Greek islands

Six Superb Greek Islands for Foodies 2021

Greek islands offer the finest local delicacies and this is an article for those who look to be taken away by both natural beauty and local gastronomy. This gastronomical journey of six Greek islands, notorious for their local cuisine and the most popular dishes and spots is sure to satisfy your appetite for Greece.

Taste Greece New Zealand

Taste Greece in New Zealand

Originally from Athens, Ioannis and Emily Montes moved to New Zealand in 2010. After years of hard work, they have managed to establish Taste Greece – the only specialised Greek product importer in New Zealand – and have also opened a retail store Little Greece.

Father Epifanios

Father Epifanios, the beloved chef of Mount Athos, passes away

One of the most loved and admired figures of the Greek Orthodox Church, the beloved chef of Mount Athos, Father Epifanios Mylopotaminos, has passed away at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.


Traditional Greek Pastitsio recipe: the ultimate comfort food

 Traditional Greek pastitsio (παστίτσιο, pastítsio) is an authentic Greek Lasagne – a baked dish that combines layers of pasta, ground meat and velvety béchamel sauce to create the ultimate comfort food. Try our easy to follow Greek Pastitsio recipe to easily recreate this traditional culinary delight, just like your Yiayia used to make.

Alpha POP

Pop off 2020 at Alpha POP on NYE

Join Alpha POP on New Year’s Eve to pop off 2020 at Sydney’s prime waterfront location with live DJ and spectacular views of the fireworks, Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe 1

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe

Very tasty and super healthy, Gigantes Plaki is a classic Greek vegetarian and vegan dish that can be found in most taverns across Greece during both summer and winter. Our traditional Greek Gigantes Plaki recipe for your enjoyment with the family.

Study proves olive oil is the key to improving food safety 2

Study proves olive oil is the key to improving food safety

A new study concludes that olive oil is a key ingredient for improving food safety and increasing protection for both humans and livestock. Another reason why the olive oil rich Mediterranean diet is a healthy lifestyle choice to be enjoyed by all.

Dimitris Siasiaridis

Dimitris Siasiaridis: The famous chef bringing Greek delicacies to Paris

Endlessly talented, Dimitris Siasiaridis is a chef, ballet dancer, choreographer, entrepreneur, musician, restaurant owner, co-founder of catering company ‘Dimitris’, member of Greek French innovation network MAZIINOV, artistic director of Greek dance company in France ‘Parthenon Académie de Danses’ and co-owns the first pop corn store in Paris ‘Yummy POP’ with actress Scarlett Johannson. Through his professional activities and hobbies, every day Dimitris continues to promote Greek food, music, culture, way of life and the Greek spirit.

Restaurant in Milos cooks food in the sand

Restaurant in Milos cooks food in the sand

Milos, located among the Cyclades islands of the Aegean Sea, is one of the most popular travel destinations in Greece. The island was created by volcanic activity and is famous for its surreal coastal landscape, colourful volcanic rock…

Mary Politis Mary's Kouzina Greek food

Mary’s Kouzina – Preserving Traditional Greek Cooking

Mary Politis is the woman behind the popular food blog Mary’s Kouzina. Uploading recipes daily, Mary teaches people how to make traditional Greek style food inspired by her mother and grandmother and taking us back to flavours from yiayias kitchen or our favourite Greek island.


A quest to put Greece on the culinary map

The Hellenic Odyssey, a travel and food tour operator is on a quest to put Greece on the culinary map. Australian born with a proud Cretan heritage, Kelly Michelakis, founder of The…

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe 3

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe

Gigantes Plaki is a classic Greek vegetarian and vegan dish that can be found in most taverns across Greece during summer and winter. This popular recipe consists of giant beans baked in…

Athens to open its first-ever Food Hall 5

Athens to open its first-ever Food Hall

The Greek capital is set to open its first-ever Food Hall, a 12 million euro project that will feature a shopping centre filled with artisanal, gourmet and organic products from all over…

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A taste of Greece in Qatar

Despite its small size, Qatar is home to various cuisines from all over the world and knows all about good food. The modern country in the Middle East is becoming more and…

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook 19

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook

Two years ago, multi-awarded Greek-Canadian filmmaker Christos Sourligas’ mother was told she had she only had 12-18 months to live. Having a deep bond with both his parents, Greeks who emigrated to…