Legumes (also known as pulses) are a group of plant foods which have been part of the Greek diet for centuries. They contain a wide variety of nutrients and are a very healthy…
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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…
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 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.
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.
It’s no secret that Greek Australian Kayla Itsines has an impressive workout regime which she regularly shares on social media. But what are her diet secrets? The international fitness guru has revealed…
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.
‘The Athenian’ has been named the best restaurant in the UK at the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards held on Monday evening. The awards which were presented virtually, also saw Patty & Bun pick…
The most simple accompaniment to these fritters is a big squeeze of lemon and a chilled glass of rose wine – preferably Greek of course. However, if you have a bit…
Nick Diamantopoulos embarked on a global quest that took him to Syria, Peru, the peaks of the Andes and to Sengal in search of the perfect full-bodied clove – all so that Australians never have to buy imported garlic again.
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
Attention Sydneysiders: Manly’s newest Greek cafe and eatery, Kazzi Beach Greek, is now open. It is also the first restaurant at Manly’s North Steyne Beach to offer outdoor dining, thanks to approval…
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.
Cleopatra used it to infuse her bathwater, while Alexander the Great bathed his battle wounds with it and drank saffron tea. Saffron, the gold of Greek land as it is called, is considered the best quality worldwide.
November 21 is traditionally a day where every Mama & Yiayia in many Greek villages are on a mission, gathering as many Polysporia (legumes) as possible – including all types of beans, corn, peas, wheat, and lentils and cook all the seeds together for a big family feast.
Deliciously satisfying all year round, Giouvarlakia is a simple and traditional Greek soup featuring meatballs in a creamy egg-lemon sauce. Enjoy our Giouvarlakia recipe for the whole family.
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.
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.
Named Greece’s prettiest and most romantic town, Nafplio is just two hours from Athens. A perfect destination for all seasons, but this magical town is in particular an ideal Autumn getaway because unlike many Aegean islands, which usually begin hibernating at the end of October, Nafplio is still buzzing in the cooler months.
Some may not be able to visit Greece at the moment due to travel restrictions, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t bring Greece into to your home and onto your taste buds with our recipe for the best homemade chicken gyros.