A walk in Varvakios Market in Greece

A walk in Varvakios Market in Greece

Last new years eve i decided to have a go at the main center of Athens in the morning in order to have a chance to get my last presents. Walking up and down in Athens i ended up walking inside the biggest food market in Athens. The Varvakios market.

Varvakeios Agora – the biggest market area in one locale in Greece – is one of the city’s landmarks and known all over as a ‘’must visit’’ for the best meats,

Traditional Christmas dishes from Greece

Traditional Christmas dishes from Greece

In Greece, the celebration of Christmas is one of the most important religious festivals! Christmas, beyond the matter of religion, is deeply associated with the family and eating, as these festive days will bring near the family!

Over the years the traditional customs of eating during Christmas in Greece have been combined with international influences from around the world!

In Greece during Christmas time there are prepared and consumed food and sweets, that are coming through customs, traditions and way of life and survival in

The Mediterranean Diet – Looking at Some Facts

The Mediterranean Diet – Looking at Some Facts

The Mediterranean Diet is actually much more of a way of life than it is a diet, even though the name may suggest otherwise. The emphasis is not on weight loss, rather on keeping healthy.

Background

Although it was originally inspired by eating patterns in the 1940s and 1950s in southern Europe, it only rose to prominence in the 1990s. Much more so than previously, the last few decades have seen an increased interest in dietary and lifestyle issues, mainly because obesity

The best Greek Food Festivals

The best Greek Food Festivals

There is a long list of reasons to visit Greece; unparalleled history, incredibly scenery, nightlife that ranges from dance clubs to theatre, and some of the best beaches in the world.  If that isn’t enough, you have to consider the food. Greek and Mediterranean food has always enjoyed a fairly high degree of popularity. However the amount of recently published research which points to the health benefits of Greek food, along with the recent “foodie” revolution has elevated Greek foods

How to make Moussaka by Petrezikis

How to make Moussaka by Petrezikis

I recently saw a nice video on Jamies Oliver blog on Youtube from one of the most famous Greek chef’s that exist. Since it is in English, i think it is only right to re-blog it over here.

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