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The Wallpaper* for Finest Roots Spirits

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In previous month’s food news the famous, high-end lifestyle, fashion & design Magazine Wallpaper* picked Greece: the newly established Greek brand Finest Roots, a local producer of traditional Greek spirits “dressed for success”  with an unexpected modern packaging. Finest Roots …

Prizes for Greek Olive Oils in Top Competition

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Olive oil producers and marketers from Greece were among the more than 700 contestants from all over the world that participated in the New York International Olive Oil Competition last week. Greek brands won two Gold awards and thirteen Silver …

Dodoni: Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for the Greek summer

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Wanna have a taste of the sweet side of the Greek summer? Then during your vacations here, wherever you are, search for dodoni (δωδώνη in Greek), a traditional gelateria or “zaharoplasteio” as we call it, serving homemade, amazing ice cream …

A lot of microbreweries scattered throughout Greece

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“Nisos beer is not an enterprise, it’s a passion. We are only interested in creating a value out of what we love while having a good time”. These are the words of Mr. Alexandros Kouris, the owner of Cyclades Microbrewery, …

Feta Bar & Protein Cookie: Greek whey in bars and cookies!

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The Feta Bar and the Protein Cookie stand for the two commercial versions of a highly nutritional, Greek product, the whey cake. The whey cake is a 100% Greek patent developed by researchers of the Biochemist’s and Biotechnology Department of …

The Sydney Morning Herald for Athens

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Remember the titan Even in the grip of financial despair, the ancient city of Athens is as magnetic as ever, writes Daniel Scott. Showing impeccable timing, I make my first visit to the cradle of Western civilisation at the height …

Food for Greeks is a vehicle for communication

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 TEDxAthens 2012 Talks – Diane Kochilas To watch the speech click here Chef, author, and mom Diane Kochilas discusses life lessons from Ikaria, the “Blue Zone” island of longevity, where her family is from. From her experiences over 40 years …

Mediterranean diet ‘cuts strokes and heart attacks in at-risk groups’

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Research shows diet can reduce risk for people who smoke, have type 2 diabetes or exhibit other unhealthy characteristics Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in either extra-virgin olive oil or nuts cuts by 30% the chances of those at risk …

5 Ways to Eat Like a Greek

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The traditional Greek diet circa 1960 is considered one of the healthiest, if not the healthiest diet, in the world.It served as the basis of the Mediterranean diet as we know it today. Let’s see 5 healthy habits of the …

Traditional, Greek breakfast at the Acropolis Museum

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Start your day by eating a healthy, traditional breakfast and soaking to culture in Athens’ top museum, the Archaeological Museum of Acropolis!   Starting from Saturday, February 2nd 2013 and for every weekend on, the Museum restaurant on the second floor …