We bring to you 20+1 fun facts and a few little secrets about Greece that most people, even in Greece, may not know.
Tag: olive oil
First cultivated in 3500BC, olive oil – or “liquid gold” as Homer called it, was not only used in trade, but as medicine as well. A great anti-inflammatory and powerful antioxidant, there is no denying the powerful health benefits of olive oil.
Greek olive oil producer from Sparta, Laconia, George Sakellaropoulos has received over 221 international awards for his organic olive oil products and a plethora of distinctions from oil tasting and quality competitions around the world
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.
When Steve (Skevos) Tsoukalas arrived in Sydney in 1964 at the young age of 19, he was filled with awe when he first saw the Opera House. Little did he know that his incredible connection with the Opera House would still be enduring over 50 years later.
Whilst packing up and moving the Greece may be the ideal, a more realistic option for significantly better health would be to look for ways to incorporate the Mediterranean diet into our every day life.