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...
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...
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...
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...