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Greek Spoon Sweets!

I grew up hearing stories from my parents telling me how lucky I was that I’ am experiencing times of abundance (concerning food of course) and anything I crave for I can have it! They were comparing my childhood with … Continue reading

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Athens Food Tour on camera!

Kara and Nate joined the delicious Athens Food Tour and they made an amazing video about it! On this tour, not only they got a feel for the flavour of Greek cuisine, but also the unique history, culture and heritage … Continue reading

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About… Greek rusks!

There’s only one country in the world, where something so humble, like the traditional hard, double-baked rusk, is considered a delicacy! This country is Greece!

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All Souls’ Days or Saturdays of Souls

“Saturdays of Souls” are days set for commemoration of the dead in the Greek Orthodox Church. Jesus Christ lay dead in the tomb on a  Saturday that is why Saturday was chosen for prayer for the dead. There are several … Continue reading

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Olive tree, the present of Goddess Athena

One of the three pillars of the Greek cuisine is the olive oil. Greeks are in love with the olive oil and it is them who consume more olive oil than anybody else around the world! Twenty liters per head … Continue reading

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Bread: One of the three pillars of the Greek nutrition

Ever noticed how Greeks, love to add the ending  “-aki” to all that is dear to them? This way for example the name Marina becomes “Marinaki”, nero (water) becomes “neraki”, krasi (wine) becomes “krasaki” and of course the same happens with … Continue reading

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Cooking Class In Crete: Traditional Greek Dishes & A Lot Of Greek Cheese

We would like to thank Sofie Couwenbergh for her blog post! She joined Chania Cooking Lesson and she shared her unforgettable cooking experience with us. “I hate to cook. I really do”. Yet I signed up for a Greek cooking … Continue reading

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An Exceptional Film About The Production Of Greek Olive Oil

Watch this film, which is presenting in a sensitive and beautiful way the harvest process and Cretans’ passion for olive trees. It is about love, tradition and Greek customs.

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A Food Tour In Chania (Crete)

Special thanks to Sofie Couwenbergh for this amazing article! She joined our food tour in Chania and she shared her unique experience in her blog Wonderful Wanderings. I love to eat. Oh do I love to eat. Strangely enough I’d never gone … Continue reading

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Street Food in Athens. A feast on feet!

Athens is a fast city with fast people that need fast food – and fast. But fast food in Athens doesn’t necessarily mean greasy, salty, cholesterol ridden junk food. Fast food in Athens is very fresh, nutritious and most of the times … Continue reading

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