Feast Day of Agios Fanourios On August 27 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast…
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Trahana is a type of ancient wheat product eaten in Greece and the eastern Mediterranean, traditionally made as a way to preserve milk for the cold winter months. You can find Greek trahana in Greek supermarkets and delicatessens however it is super easy to make yourself. Today’s heartwarming trahanosoupa recipe is simple to make and can be from stove to table in a half hour or less. Serve with some crusty bread and you’ve got yourself a delicious, heart-warming meal.
Every culture has its collection of superstitions – serious or half-serious, irrational beliefs relating to supernatural rituals performed to ward off ill fortune, bring good luck, foretell the future, heal, or to prevent sickness and accidents. Here is a list of some of our favourite Greek superstitions that you may like to read…just to be safe!
It has become a tradition at Neos Kosmos neighbourhood for the streets to appear as though a war has started as soon as the priest says “Xristos Anesti.”
Restricting certain food intake through Lent helps to restrict and to balance the mind and metabolism with self-control and to reinforce the need for remorse, repent and confession and forgiveness in order for the body’s cleansing and the soul’s serenity and purification.
There is a myriad of varying Greek wedding traditions depending on the area of Greece. From Epirus’s love of klarina (clarinets) and dancing the tsamiko, to guns firing, here is a look at some of the wonderful traditions that we love about Greek weddings.
The many Christmas traditions of Greece that are still honoured today have been passed down through generation upon generation of Greeks from islands, villages and cities alike.