iliada evoo

iliada evoo

Iliada Greek Olive Oil Review Iliada is famous Greek Olive Oil and Olive brand produced by a company called Agrovim, founded in 1994 by The Gyfteas family.  The brand itself is a tribute to Homer’s Iliad. In order to maintain the Iliada brand the company buys over...
video palirria dolmades

video palirria dolmades

Palirria Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves (Dolmades) This traditional Greek food, dolmades, is made of grapes leaves stuffed with rice, onions, and herbs. Palirria is the finest Greek brand of prepared food items and features excellent taste and quality.  Souliotis, Greeces...
video greek salad

video greek salad

How to make a Greek Salad Begin by cutting the onion into thin slices, vertically. Submerge them in a bowl full of cold water and white wine vinegar and set aside. Wash the cucumber. Peel it, but leave some of the peel on. Cut into thin diagonal slices. Place the...
souvlaki

souvlaki

Souvlaki: The Origins of Greek Fast Food Greece is well known for its delicious cuisine and healthy Mediterranean diet, but what about its fast food? Everyone who has visited the country has tasted at least once the famous “souvlaki” or “souvlaki with pita” or “pita...
greek salad

greek salad

Fresh flavours are the secret to this classic Greek favourite ” greek salad” . Ingredients 6 firm ripe tomatoes, coarsely chopped 3 Lebanese cucumbers, coarsely chopped 1 red onion, sliced into rings 1 red capsicum, halved, deseeded, coarsely chopped 200g...
greek meze table

greek meze table

Grab a fork and have a seat at the table! Friends and loved ones are getting together for an evening of laughter, drinks, and most of all, plate after plate of delectable Greek food.Welcome to the epitome of Greek-style entertaining – the Greek meze...
feta really is Greek

feta really is Greek

Feta literally means slice The history of cheese is as old as humanity itself, and is connected to the taming of domestic animals 10,000 years B.C ago. The roots of cheese making are not known with certainty.It is, however, believed that cheese was first produced...
mediterranean diet

mediterranean diet

The temperate isles of the Mediterranean are home to sun, sea and delicious dishes thought to hold the key to good health. But what is it that makes a Mediterranean diet quite so good for us? A typical Mediterranean diet includes lots of vegetables, fruits, beans,...
facts about Greece

facts about Greece

Interesting Facts about Greece.   Not only is it amazingly beautiful, but it has a long and interesting history as well. Here are just a few of the interesting facts ! 1. Approximately 25 million tourists visit Greece each year, more than the country’s entire...
extra virgin olive oil

extra virgin olive oil

Greeks Still World’s Top Extra Virgin Olive Oil Guzzlers Greece still leads the world in per capita olive oil consumption, with each person consuming nearly 18kg yearly, according to figures from the European Commission. In a table of per capita olive oil consumption...
p.d.o.

p.d.o.

P.D.O. Three EU schemes known as PDO (protected designation of origin), PGI (protected geographical indication) and TSG (traditional specialty guaranteed) promote and protect names of quality agricultural products and foodstuffs. Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)...
go organic

go organic

Top 10 Reasons to Go Organic Choosing fresh foods can help you feel better and preserve the environment Regardless of diet, organic foods are a smart priority. Opting for organic foods is an effectual choice for personal and planetary health. Buying organically grown...
kalamata olives

kalamata olives

Are Kalamata Olives Good for You? Kalamata olives are known as a black olive, although they are actually dark purple in color. Native to Greece, Kalamata olives can be eaten plain or chopped up to be used in a dish. Made from fully ripe olives, Kalamata olives are...
tzatziki

tzatziki

All You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Tzatziki If you’re like us, you can’t get enough of tzatziki’s deliciousness. Whether it is served with a pita, part of a mouthwatering gyro, or enlivening a calamari platter, tzatziki is one of the things we love most about Greek...
taramosalata

taramosalata

Tarama is the roe (tiny, almost microscopic eggs) of either carp, cod or mullet. There are two types available in Greece: white and pink. White tarama is undyed and is difficult, if not impossible, to find in the United States. Pink tarama has had color added to it, a...