Island-Hopping

Greece is all about island-hopping. It offers a holiday experience like no other, regardless if you are sailing the Aegean or Ionian Sea.  One can witness and experience  cosmopolitan and…

From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great

The ancient Greeks changed the world in about 1,000 years flat. People talking about the greatness of Greece:  Why Them? Why There? That’s the question!

Greek Language Day

February 9th was officially declared International Greek Language Day in 2017. The date of February 9 was selected because it is also the official commemoration day of the Greek national…

Beets Salad

This is one of the Greek traditional salad dishes. It’s really delicious warm or cold. Beets Salad (Patzaria) recipe and directions

Hummus

Hummus is the perfect dip for all occasions. Great with bread or pitta bread. Easy to prepare and enjoy!  Hummus recipe and directions

Lentil Soup

Lentils soup is another popular traditional dish, especially during the winter time. Very easy to make, just add all ingredients in the pot and let it cook until done. Delicious!…

Gigantes (giant beans) in the oven

Beans in the oven is also one of the traditional dishes. It takes some planning as there is a need to soak the beans for hours prior to actual cooking….

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