Tag: olives

Elia Vouvon

The oldest olive tree in the world: Elia Vouvon

The ancient Olive Tree of Vouves (Elia Vouvon) is located in the village of Ano Vouves on the island of Crete and is believed to be the oldest olive tree in the…

Greek figs

Greek figs- One of the world’s most nutritious foods

Figs have been popular in the Mediterranean since ancient times; reported to have been first cultivated in Egypt and then spread first to Ancient Greece. Nowadays Greece is one of the largest…

Kalamata olives

Kalamata olives: One of the world’s healthiest foods

Kalamata olives are only found on the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece and have played a part in the human diet for thousands of years. Growing under the amazing Greek sun, the…

Illegal immigrants attack another church on Lesvos 2

Illegal immigrants attack another church on Lesvos

Continuing the never ending stream of church attacks by illegal immigrants on the Greek island of Lesvos, Saint Catherine in the town of Moria, has become the latest victim. This is only…

Revithosoupa: Greek Chickpea Soup

Revithosoupa: Greek Chickpea Soup Recipe

Margaret from Create Cook Share Growing up in Australia, my parents kept the Greek Easter traditions of fasting for 40 days. Even though it may sound like a long time, I never…

Eliopites- Cypriot olive pastries

Recipe for Eliopites- Cypriot olive pastries

Love of food and family are intertwined in the Greek culture, so it seems impossible to embrace one without the other. Every recipe triggers memories of dishes prepared for family gatherings, mostly…

Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean Diet: a Modern Health Remedy

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.

International dance festival kicks off in Kalamata 12

International dance festival kicks off in Kalamata

Known for the world’s best olives, the city of Kalamata has been also host to an international dance festival that has been attracting the best acts and huge crowds for the last…

Greece 5th biggest exhibitor in World Food Fair in Paris 13

Greece 5th biggest exhibitor in World Food Fair in Paris

Greece’s Ambassador to France Aglaia Balta attended the inauguration of the SIAL 2018 exhibition on Sunday, which is the leading food and beverage fair that is organised every two years in Paris.…