Monthly Archives: February 2013

Grapes

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The gems of Dionysus The combination of unique texture and sweet, tart flavor has made grapes an ever popular between-meal snack as well as a refreshing addition to both fruit and vegetable salads. In addition, very few fruits have garnered …

Feta Cheese

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A slice of Greek diet Feta, which in Greek apart from the particular cheese also means “slice”, is a brined curd cheese traditionally made in Greece. Its flavor is tangy and salty, ranging from mild to sharp. Feta is traditionally …

Tsikoudia or Raki

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Crete’s powerful welcome! Tsikoudia or Raki is called a transparent, strong, alcoholic drink made and consumed largely in Crete. Each November, throughout the island, people gather around a boiler or “kazani” as they call it, and engage not only in …

Travel + Leisure mag grants the 2013 design award for best retail space in Stelios Parliaros’ “Sweet Alchemy” pastry shop

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Stelios Parliaros is a well-known Greek pastry chef, creator and presenter of the TV Show “Sweet Alchemies”, writer of several books and articles and owner of the pastry shop “Sweet Alchemy” since 2011. This pastry shop has recently been awarded …

Headless salted sardines Kalloni

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Kalloni, a small gulf in the island of Lesvos has a reputation for the best sardines in the Aegean Sea, and Kalloni SA, established in 1950 shares the same reputation for its canned sardines! Kalloni sardines do not contain preservatives …

Frozen Squid by Trata

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Trata, which means fishing boat, is a product line of the North Aegean Sea Canneries, one of the most modern and advanced fish processing industries in the European Union. Featuring an excellent design in packaging, Trata’s line of frozen seafood includes …

Cretan traditional pasta “Makarounes Skioufichtes” by Zouridakis

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“Makarounes Skioufichtes” is a traditional kind of pasta, made mostly in islands such as Crete, Skyros, Karpathos and other. Zouridakis’ “Makarounes Skioufichtes” are homemade, from 100% semolina and water. Zouridakis family were the owners of a traditional bakery located in …

Hylopites by Adamantina House

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Hylopites is a traditional Greek square noodle made of local ingredients such as flour, semolina, eggs and milk. Because of the facts that there are eggs and milk in its preparation, hylopites contain all the vitamins, folic acid, proteins and …

Moria Elea Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Moria Elea is a blend of extra virgin olive oil produced by two different varieties of olives called Manaki and Koroneiki. They are both unique, greek varieties and cannot be grown elsewhere in the world. Moria Elea extra virgin olive …

“Five” Olive Oil

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According to its producers “Five” stands for “Quintessence” and Five’s quintessence is the superior taste of natural flavors and the unparalleled quality of pure Greek olive oil. Without any additives, Five’s production is a result of long tradition supported by …