Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted Red Peppers

Piperies Psites: Roasted Red Peppers These peppers get their name from the area of Greece Macedonia where they come from. Florina , located in the mountainous northwestern region of Macedonia has the motto: ‘Where Greece begins’. These peppers that are...
greek oregano

greek oregano

Although oregano is heavily associated with Italian cuisine it is likely that it originated in Greece. The word oregano comes from the Greek, meaning “joy of the mountain.”   Ancient Greeks believed that cows that grazed on fields of oregano produced tastier...
video greek tea

video greek tea

The Health Benefits of Greek Mountain Tea Greek mountain tea,(tsai tou vounou in greek) also known as shepherd’s tea ,is made from the leaves of plants from the Sideritis species. An herbal tea, Greek mountain tea has been drunk for its health benefits for many years....
ancient VS. modern

ancient VS. modern

food and diet :ancient greece vs. modern greece The Three Fundamentals The 3 fundamentals of food and diet were the most important ingredients for the Ancient Greek: Bread, Wine and Olive Oil. This was part of the dietary model or what we can call food ideology. For...
Say Halloumi

Say Halloumi

Say Cheese, Say Halloumi Halloumi is a Cypriot firm, brined, slightly springy white cheese, traditionally made from a mixture of goat and sheep milk, although these days cow’s milk is also used. Its texture is similar to that of mozzarella or thick feta, except that...
summer in greece

summer in greece

The Greek islands and mainland Greece invite you to experience an unforgettable summer Every day of Greek summer feels like a celebration – and that’s because it is! Greece celebrates summer from May until October. Hospitable, bright and colourful, it offers...
video Greek Coffee

video Greek Coffee

How to make traditional Greek Coffee… Pour enough cold water for number of cups required, into a coffee pot (‘Briki’) – alternatively use a small saucepan. Add 1 – 2 heaped teaspoons of Loumidis Greek coffee per cup plus sugar if you like, stir...
Mastiha Chios

Mastiha Chios

Mastiha 100% Natural Product In the East Aegean Sea, somewhere in the crossroad between East and West, in the island of Chios, mastiha, a product – legend, is being planted since antiquity, connected with traditions, historical events and cultural exchanges, arriving...