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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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Beans in Greek cuisine

Legumes are one of the basic elements of the Greek cuisine and the Mediterranean diet and they have fed generations for years and years. Not expensive food, easy to cook and healthy!

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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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Sweet Greek Summer Memories

My best memories of my summers in Greece were the lazy afternoons that I would spend with my grandmother. The days were usually busy and active but the afternoons were slow and easy going.

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Your Gyro Craving Fix

So now you are back home but have a craving for a savory gyro pita sandwich, like the delicious one you had during your Athens Food Tour! We have the perfect solution for you that you can make at home … Continue reading

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