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Recipe for Greek Ouzo Cake

This cake is similar at its base to pantespani, a Greek sponge cake, but is perfumed with cloves, cinnamon, and ouzo.

Recipe for Christopsomo – Greek Christmas Bread

Christopsomo is a cake that is typically served on Christmas Day in Greece. Preparing this bread as a Christmas treat is something that is said to help bring about the health and well being of all members of the household into the coming…

What taramosalata really is

People who live outside of Greece may not realize that there are several different types of taramosalata out there. It is possible to find a store bought version, but those versions are all the same and lack the character of the family…

Greece: Kiwi season started, but growers are not harvesting yet

The kiwi season has finally started in Greece. Although the season started with the government giving the permission to start with harvesting around 10 October, but according to Christina Manossis from Zeus, not all growers are harvesting…

Where to find the best loukoumades in Athens

Most European cultures have their version of doughnuts but Greek “loukoumades” (lou-kou-ma-des) would have to be the most sinful. If you’re going to indulge then you might as well have the best.

The 7 hottest food trends in Greece for 2018

Traditional or fusion? Greek or ethnic? To eat at tables with cloth napkins and fine cutlery or on simple outdoor wooden benches? You can find it all in Greece these days, and especially in the capital.

Guide to Street Food in Athens

Athens is the capital of Greece and is undoubtedly one of the greatest hubs for Greek street-food in the county. Two things often come to mind when Greek food is mentioned;