Tag Archives: Greek Food

Keftedakia!

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Fried balls of taste! You could fry it or bake it, you could serve it as a meze or a main dish, pair it with horta (boiled greens with fresh lemon juice and olive oil) or fried potatoes, describe it …

Mediterranean diet better than exercise at preventing heart disease, regardless of your age or gender, study finds

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You’ve heard the evidence before but one can never be too sure – yet another study has shown that adopting a Mediterranean diet is good for your health. Filling up on oily fish, nuts, whole grains and fruit and vegetables …

Hylopites

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Greek traditional pasta Hylopites is a typical, traditionally homemade kind of pasta that brings back rustic memories of the Greek province and of big, family dinners in the village. Hylopites, the Greek noodles are made of flour (semolina), eggs, milk …

Fasolada, the Greek bean soup

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Fasolada, the Greek bean soup, is one of the most popular dishes in Greece and a staple of the weekly, family diet especially during the winter months. It’s a soup of dry white beans, olive oil, various vegetables and herbs …

Xerotigano, the “sweet rose” of Crete

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Xerotigano is the “sweet rose” of Crete served in weddings, baptisms and holidays like Christmas. Quick-fried spirals of thin dough dipped in honey syrup and then sprinkled with cinnamon, walnuts, and sesame seeds are prepared as a welcome and pleasing …

Ancient Greeks Used Portable Grills at Their Picnics

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The ancient Mycenaeans have a reputation as palace-builders and warriors, but they were also quite sophisticated cooks. More than 3,000 years ago, they used portable grill pits to make souvlaki and non-stick pans to make bread, new cooking experiments suggest. …

Greece ranked 8th in world for food quality

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Comes 13th overall in Oxfam’s world food index Greece does well when it comes to food quality and affordability but is middling when it came to obesity (ranked 27th) and diabetes (30th) levels. Greece is ranked 13th in the world …

Greek restaurant Funky Gourmet ranks in world’s top 10 best eateries by TripAdvisor

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Leading travel website TripAdvisor has ranked an Athenian restaurant, Funky Gourmet, among the world’s top 10 best eateries in its most recent review. Funky Gourmet’s interpretation of pastichio The selections are based on how many reviews the restaurants have received …

Greek delis around Europe

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With Greek gastronomy steadily on the rise, more and more Europeans turn to Greek food for nutrition and taste – Greek delis have become a real trend throughout Europe. The recently featured Little Greek Pie, a shop specialized in the …

The Cool Hunter for the coolest gyros place ever: “Biribildu Souvlaki”

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The Cool Hunter, one of the most-read culture and design sites globally has recently made a story on “Biribildu Souvlaki” a super cool gyros and souvlaki serving place in the south suburb of Athens Kalamaki. “Biribildu is a new souvlaki …