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10 Greek Superfoods you Need to Add to your Diet!!!!

  The popularity of superfoods is growing at a fast pace. This is simply because these mostly natural foods are packed with high levels of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals while they also provide countless benefits that help you live a longer and healthier life. Contrary to popular belief, not all these superfoods are bizarre, hard […]

OLIVES VARIETIES

In Greece there are several varieties of olive fruits. Among others, the most popular and most common are Ladolia, Manaki, Koroneiki, Athinolia (Tsounati) etc. During the stages of maturity, olive fruit changes colour from green to violet and then black. Olive Oil taste characteristics depend on which stage of ripeness olive fruits are been collected. […]

With Clean Monday (Καθαρά Δευτέρα) being around the corner, this is the right time to try this lagana recipe. Clean Monday, a moveable holiday always forty-eight days prior to Easter Sunday, is the first day of Orthodox Lent. This is a public holiday in Greece and people usually go out for a picnic and fly a kite. As we always […]

The Benefits of Traditional Greek Mediterranean Eating and Lifestyle Practices.

What is the secret behind the exceptional health and longevity traditionally enjoyed by people who live in Mediterranean and ountries such as Greece? Remarkably, a large body of scientific research has shown that the delicious foods and laid-back lifestyles enjoyed by these cultures for centuries are the key factors behind their longevity, low rates of […]

Spanish, Italian or Greek olive oil?

Lovers of olive oil have always wanted to know which olive oil offers the maximum benefits and whether there are any differences between Spanish, Italian, or Greek olive oil. There is a difference in the taste as olive trees in different regions as countries belong to different species and the soil conditions and climate also […]

Italian olive oil scandal: seven top brands ‘sold fake extra-virgin’

The investigation, the latest scandal to hit Italy’s lucrative food and drink sector, involves seven well-known producers accused of passing off virgin olive oil as extra-virgin http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/11988947/Italian-companies-investigated-for-passing-off-ordinary-olive-oil-as-extra-virgin.html