Tag Archives: PGI

Beans, the land’s manna

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Beans are definitely the most prominent legumes of the Greek diet, since the broad variety of their sizes -small, big, giants, flat, kidney- and their abundant culinary versions, make them the “manna of the land” for every home cook who …

Mavrotragano Hatzidakis 2009

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Mavrotragano Hatzidaki is a label of red wine coming from Santorini, from the winery’s own vineyards. This product is particularly special because the Mavrotragano variety of grapes covers less than 2% of the Santorini vineyards. Mavrotragano (black-mavro- and crispy-tragano) is …

Tagliatelle with red Florina peppers by Terpnon

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Although tagliatelle is a traditional Italian pasta, Terpnon’s tagliatelle feature a Greek flavor and color with the addition of our beloved red Florina peppers, a product of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI). Terpnon’s tagliatelle are produced by selected, fresh ingredients coming …

Barley rusk with leaven by “Vorizanos Ksilofournos

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The barley rusk by “Vorizanos Ksilofournos” stands for the perfect basic ingredient for a delicious and healthy Cretan salad or ntakos! It’s the traditional, Cretan rusk (PGI product), which is made of pure ingredients, olive oil and leaven but no …

Raisin

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Either dark or golden, it’s good for your health! A raisin is a dried grape and depending on its color, there are two varieties of raisins: black and blonde. The blonde are also called sultanas while the most popular black …

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 …

Tsipouro

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Drinking with friends like a Greek Tsipouro is an authentic Greek product closely interwoven with the Greek lifestyle, hospitality and entertainment. It is produced by the distillation of grape marc. High-quality grapes are integral to the production of superior Tsipouro. …

Wine

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Aroma and flavor with the historical quality of the Greek vineyard Wine is one of the most important products of the Greek land, and basic element of Greece’s culinary heritage. The history of wine continued without interruption in the course …

Rusk

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Crispy pleasure One of the healthiest Greek foods and of high nutritional value, a rusk is a hard, twice-baked, dehydrated bread, in order to be maintained and eatable longer than fresh bread. The rusks contain no preservatives, but they usually …