Category Archives: Fruits

Pear

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“A gift of Greek Gods” The pear is one of the most delicious fruits cultivated in the Greek land, and its important nutritional benefits, make it a strong “ally” of our good health. Flavorful and juicy, it is a regular …

Peach

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Juicy and nutritious, an all-time Greek summer favorite! The peach is a classic sign of Greek summer, a staple in the fruit bawl and an anticipated addition to farmers’ markets and stands across the country from June through September. It …

Apricot

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The first sign of the Greek summer There is an old, cheerful Greek song about a girl “worshiping” her boyfriend and describing him with “cherry lips and apricot cheeks”, because apricots in our culture really represent an image of health …

Strawberries

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An angel’s kiss in spring Strawberries are among the most popular fruits in the world because their fragrantly sweet juiciness and their deep red color can brighten up both the taste and aesthetics of any meal or snack during the …

Cherry

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A healthy delicacy brought to you by Pontian Greeks Greeks, who tend to be rather cynical as a nation of people with a long, winding history, have an old saying that goes something like this in English: “wherever you hear …

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 …

Orange

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Start your day with color, flavor and health! It is no wonder that oranges are among the most popular fruits in the world. Juicy and sweet and renowned for their concentration of vitamin C, oranges make a perfect snack and …

Kumquat

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Corfu’s little golden orange! Wonderfully sweet and tangy, kumquat fruit is a winter/spring season delicacy. Although kumquats taste just like citrus fruits, they are distinguished in a way that they can be eaten completely including the peel. Kumquats originate from …

Apple

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Eat one every day to keep the doctor away! When Eve allured Adam with the forbidden fruit what she did not know and wanted to find out was if apples were more than a symbol of temptation or sin! And …

Figs

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Luscious, smooth & crunchy Figs are available throughout the year, fresh or dried and are one of the most beloved fruits in Greece. They range dramatically in color and subtly in texture depending upon their variety, which are more than …