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Greek Cuisine, Mediterranean diet

Top Traditional Greek Products for a Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean nutrition in general and Greek cuisine in particular, are globally famous for their nutritional benefits and of course, their taste.

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Greek Cuisine

The Greek Traditional Recipe of Loukoumades

If you have visited Greece in the past, you must have tasted those little bites of heaven called loukoumades. If not, cancel all your meetings and get on the first plane to Athens!

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Greek Cuisine

5+1 Spirits to drink in Greece

Spirits in Greece have their own unique character and aroma. Drinking alcoholic beverages has a symposium-like and festive quality abundant at celeberations in Greece, especially on name days, birthdays, holidays, weddings, gatherings, graduations and christenings.

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What is the Greek Souvlaki

It could be called the «Burrito of the East», «Hot Dog of the Mediterranean» or “Amvrosia to Go”… but we simply call it “Souvlaki”.

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Athens, Greek Cuisine, Mediterranean diet

Greek breakfast

What do Greeks eat for breakfast? Well, it depends mainly on their age and the time of the season. For the over-30-something generation, breakfast is something they usually have to postpone as they are running late for work or school.

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The Greek pie story

Pies or “pites” (plural for “pita”) in Greek is not one, but a complete gigantic category of foods and sweets in both traditional and contemporary Greek cuisine.

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Athens, Greek Cuisine

Greek and coffee; A love story

It is said, and perhaps not unfairly, that the Greeks have a serious case of icy coffee addiction. As a non-Greek friend remarked on his first visit to Athens, "everyone always seems to have a glass or plastic cup, a straw and brown and sparkling liquid!"

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Greek Cuisine, Mediterranean diet

Gemista Recipe

So, let’s make “gemista”!

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Greek Cuisine, Mediterranean diet

Dolmadakia Recipe

Let’s make Dolmadakia. What do we need? Lots of patience, before everything else, especially if it’s your first time trying it.

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Vegetarians’ Greek Cuisine Paradise

It is well known that meat is high on the list of foods preferred by Greeks. One has to only walk down any Greek street to find ‘souvlaki’ or ‘gyros’,(skewered meat or meat on the pit) sold practically on every other corner. But it was not always like this.

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Greek Cuisine, Mediterranean diet

3 + 1 Greek Sushi Dishes

Fish is one of the main staples of the Greek diet, where fishing, from the small boats or “kaikis” that one sees dotting the horizon early in the morning or with their lanterns lighting up the night, to the big trawlers or “trahandiris,” supplied a steady supply of a variety of fish. 

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Athens, Greek Cuisine, Visiting Athens

Clean Monday in Athens

One of the most iconic feasts all over Greece is just around the corner! Clean Monday or “Kathari Deytera” in Greek, is the starting point of a 40 day Great Lent period -called Sarakosti- that leads to the Orthodox Easter Sunday.

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