Category Archives: Gastronomy Tours

Vasilopita – New Year’s Day Custom

One of the most interesting and still alive Greek traditions related to New Year’s Day is the Vasilopita custom. The word Vasilopita means St. Basil’s bread or cake or pie. Saint Basil the Great was the archbishop of Caesarea of … Continue reading

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Yummy Greek Christmas Sweets Recipes!

Have you ever tasted the delicious, buttery Kourabiedes that melt in your mouth or Melomakarona, biscuits with honey syrup and walnuts? Both of them are very popular Greek Christmas sweets! If yes, you are lucky and we are sure that you … Continue reading

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Vassilopita – New Year’s Day Cake

Vassilopita is a New Year’s Day cake, which contains a hidden coin or trinket. It is considered to give good luck to the receiver, like the Western European king cake. It is associated with Saint Basil‘s day, January 1st, in most … Continue reading

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The Greek Feast On Christmas

Greece is tightly connected to people’s mind with summer. However, Greece is an equally welcoming destination for Christmas, not only for the historical places, but also for the culinary experiences this land has to offer! Christmas Day lunch has always … 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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Make Your Visit To Athens Good Enough To Eat

It is no surprise to the Greeks that Greece ranked seventh on CNN’s top 10 list of countries that have the best food in the world. CNN wrote: “The secret? Lashings of glistening olive oil. Gift of Gods, olive oil … Continue reading

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The Wines Of Crete – World Class Wines In The Making

The History of Wine in Crete The vine in Crete has been cultivated for over 4000 years. The first wine press was found in the region of Vathipetro and was dated at being 3500 years old! The Minoans were making … Continue reading

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3 Cheers for Summer in Greece

Summer is king in Greece and definitely the best time of year to be here. The sun is radiant, the sea is clear and blue. The watermelon is sweet and juicy and the best you have ever tasted and it … Continue reading

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Greek Culinary Heritage – An Adventurous Journey

Greek Cuisine has Something For Everyone Without a doubt, Greek cuisine is one of the main attractions of Greece and the visitor will find that there is something to please even the most discerning and finicky palate. There are succulent … 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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