Sun Dried Figs

Sun Dried Figs

Greek products kissed by the sun Under the hot Greek sun The tradition of sun-drying fruits and vegetables under the Greek hot sun has been passed down from generation to generation, from antiquity to the present day. The need of preserving summer fruits and...
greek handmade halva

greek handmade halva

Greek handmade halva is a snack and you eat it, as it is in any time or with bread, tea, coffee, wine, the taste is sweet and is available in many different textures and flavours, it depends of the additional ingredients, as peanuts,vanilla, almonds, pistachios,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...