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Easter Recipe

As customs and traditions flourish throughout Easter, Greek food carries its own impressive distinction and symbolism (i.e. eggs relate to rebirth, lamb to sacrifice, cake/bread to fertility, etc.). Much is said about Cretan culinary traditions during Easter. One thing...

Easter Recipe
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sympossible or Not?

In fact, a symposium, “sympossio” in Greek , was a social event for the purposes of drinking, dining and intellectual discussion among ancient Greeks. Symposia go all the way back to Greek antiquity. Fortunately, over the years, there have been numerous excavation findings which have provided us with a wealth of knowledge about...

sympossible or Not?
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Greek Street Food & Mediterranean Diet

The essentials of Greek street food are none other than souvlaki, Greek salad, tzatziki, veggie chips and traditional, original Greek yoghurt with honey. Although the full experience of authentic Greek Mediterranean diet is mostly associated with eating traditional dishes...

Greek Street  Food & Mediterranean Diet
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Trending NOW FOOD

As the world around us is changing rapidly, eating habits are changing as well. Greeks, for instance, do not dine out as often as they used to, especially if it means going to a high-priced restaurant. In recent years,...

Trending NOW FOOD
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A story in wraps

Street Food ‒ready to eat food or drink prepared and sold on the street, in a market, a fair or other public place‒ is for everyone. It makes no distinction for social class, origin, age or gender. It brings...

A story in wraps
Greek Culture
January 25, 2016

Lutherie

Panagiotis Katochianos   Panagiotis Katochianos was born and raised in Amaliada, in the Prefecture of Ilia. His father passed down to him a great love of music and singing, so Panagiotis began studying music at the Conservatory at the ...
January 25, 2016

Pottery

Myrto Politaki Myrto Politaki was born in Athens, but raised in the city of Heraklion in Crete. As a member of a family of potters, she came into contact with the art of clay and ceramic from a very early age. Her fascination with the most ...
January 25, 2015

Blown Glass

Andreas TzomPanakis Andreas TzomPanakis is from Kokkino Chorio in Chania, Crete. Back in 1986, when most Greeks had not even heard of recycling yet, Mr. Andreas opened his workshop in his native village where he started creating works of ...