Tag: Greek family

St Basils Lakemba kitchen aged care nutrition

The importance of providing quality nutrition in elderly care

The best estimate of malnutrition in Australian community home care settings is around 15% thus ensuring that nutritional needs are met in aged care is an extremely important task. Premier provider of long-term aged care, St Basil’s has exceeded all outcomes in recent accreditation of food safety standards so we talk to them about this complex issue.


Loukoumades: Greek Honey Puffs Recipe

They’re hot, fluffy and crisp, usually drizzled with honey and cinnamon or chopped walnuts, while in a more modern rendition they’re dipped in luscious melty chocolate. The ping pong-ball size mouthfuls are…

Kolokythakia Tiganita- Zucchini Chips Recipe 1

Kolokythakia Tiganita- Zucchini Chips Recipe

Kolokythakia Tiganita (in Greek: κολοκυθάκια τηγανητά)- fried zucchini chips are delicious as a starter, side or even a snack! It doesn’t get simpler and tastier than this traditional speciality, which has become famous…

say I love you mum in greek

Say “I love you Mum” in Greek

While cards and flowers are great gifts that she will definitely cherish, there is nothing that will please a Greek mother and grandmother more than hearing you say how much you love her in Greek. 


Lemonopita: Greek Lemon Phyllo Pie Recipe

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10. While celebrations may look a little different this year, families can still celebrate and convey their love and appreciation with a homemade dessert. Here’s a…

Rizogalo- Vikki and Helena

Rizogalo: Rice Pudding with Honey Recipe

Vikki and Helena Vikki and Helena, sassy twins born in South Australia. The girls learnt the tricks of the trade from their Greek grandmother. Growing up in a Greek family has given them…

A story of family, love, sacrifice and an extraordinary secret 3

A story of family, love, sacrifice and an extraordinary secret

Identity, kaimo (regret), family secrets. The road not taken. The split-second life presents you with the fleeting chance to divulge information that can change a life. These are concepts that have fascinated…

Christina Onassis, Aristotle Onassis

On this day in 1988, Christina Onassis passes away aged 37

Christina Onassis was the only daughter of self-made Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Socrates Onassis and Athina Livanos. Her maternal grandfather was Stavros Livanos, founder of the Livanos shipping empire. Christina Onassis was…

Greece experiences population drop 17

Greece experiences population drop

Greece has experienced a significant population drop of more than 300,000 between the period 2008 and 2017 said epidemiology professor of the University of Thessaly Giorgos Rachiotis said on Monday. Rachiotis, who…

Celebrating Christmas in the Diaspora 19

Celebrating Christmas in the Diaspora

Christmas in the Diaspora can be bittersweet for many of us who have loved ones in Greece. However, it’s also a time of year we can embrace our unique identity, a combination…

Greeks daily diet changes due to financial crisis 25

Greeks daily diet changes due to financial crisis

There has been a major shift in the daily diet of Greek consumers over the last eight years due to the financial crisis, according to the results of a survey conducted by…

Fascination with Genealogy leads to large Greek family tree 28

Fascination with Genealogy leads to large Greek family tree

South-African Greek, Alexander Armenis’ fascination with Genealogy has led him to track ‘forgotten’ Greek family worldwide and in the process has managed to come in contact with family members for the first…