Category Archives: Gastronomy

Top 6 Recipes for Clean Monday

Clean Monday inaugurates the period of Lent up to Easter Sunday and you would think that meals would be limited to the minimum. Well, that’s not really the case with Greeks as Clean Monday is seen as an opportunity for a great big feast.

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City or Beach Holidays in Greece? That is the Question

Depending on the season, weather and mood, city or beach escapes can be equally spectacular. When it comes to choosing luxury accommodation in Greece, the purpose of your visit and the company make all the difference in the world.

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A Taste of Lefkada-5 Must Taste Dishes

The beautiful island of Lefkada on the west coast of Greece is world renowned for its exotic beaches, its astonishing landscape and strong winds. It is also preferred for its amazing local cuisine and authentic recipes that will leave you asking for more.

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Top 5 Acropolis-View Restaurants

Spring is the best season to visit Athens! Why not combine your stay with a unique dining experience with breathtaking views?

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A Taste of Paxi – 5 Must Taste Dishes

The islands of Paxi and Antipaxi promise of a heaven on earth. A heaven surrounded by turquoise crystalline waters and authentic natural beauty unlike any other. Both islands are well known for their unspoiled beauty, their hospitable character and mouthwatering local cuisine mostly inspired by traditional recipes from the neighboring island of Corfu. Continue reading »


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The Delicious Local Cuisines of Greece

Influenced by history itself, by the emigrants, the travelers and conquerors, the Hellenic cuisine awakes memories from the past. Memories of triumphs and failures, of accomplishments and disasters, of victories and defeats. Scents and flavors from the East, from Asia Minor and Arabia, from Africa, Europe and the Americas that have been captured and reintroduced as authentic recipes in the local cuisines of Greece. Continue reading »


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A Taste of Santorini – 5 Must Taste Dishes

Blessed by the gentle sea breeze and the volcanic soil, Santorini could only offer products of high nutritional value, distinctive flavor and aromas.

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A Taste of Paros – 5 Must Taste Dishes

Right in the heart of the Cyclades, Paros island stands like a jewel in the Aegean Sea. As soon as you reach its port the scents and flavors of the local gastronomy, the fresh fish and herbs will provoke you to discover the essence of the Mediterranean.

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A Taste of Naxos – 5+1 Must Taste Dishes

Naxos is by far the lushest and largest island of the insular complex of the Cyclades rich in production of fruits and vegetables, meat, fish and dairy. Its scents and flavors will inspire you while filling the air with accents of tradition.

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5+1 Vegan Restaurants in Athens

Being a Vegan in Athens offers you many options when you decide to dine out. There are several restaurants offering mouth-watering vegan dishes that even the non-vegans couldn’t resist.

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A Taste of Syros – 10 Must Taste Dishes

The island of Syros, also known as the Lady of the Cyclades, is the capital of the Cyclades prefecture, bursting with color, original architecture, culture, scents and flavors that will take your breath away. Flavors inspired from Asia Minor, from Turkey and the refugees that brought along with them spices from the Orient and the Capuchin monks.

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Smells like…Grandma’s Kitchen in Athens

Greece is a country filled with Mediterranean flavors and aromas, filled with traditional and ancient recipes inspired by its ancestors. Everywhere you look you’ll find a tavern, a bistro, a restaurant serving authentic recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation.

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A Taste of Lemnos – 5 Must Taste Dishes

Famous for its agricultural and livestock production, its sprawling vineyards and 240 km long coastline, the island of Lemnos offers an amazing range of natural products and ingredients that are masterfully used in its local recipes and dishes.

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A Taste of Crete – 5 Must Taste Dishes

Moving south to the Greek mainland and the island of Crete we are here to share some of the secrets of the island’s culinary reputation. Wondering what makes the Cretan cuisine so healthy and delicious? Natural, traditional and locally produced fruit, beans, pulses and vegetables.

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5+1 Must Taste Greek Dishes

Greece is a country of abundance when it comes to natural resources and organically produced goods. The various herbs, fruits, vegetables and livestock have made the Greek cuisine famous the world over. We are about to take a tour on the culinary map of Greece beginning with the top dishes to try anywhere in the country.

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