Christmas Customs: Breaking the pomegranate

Christmas Customs: Breaking the pomegranate

A wonderful Greek custom begins with the pomegranate. It is not a coincidence that all the homemade, crates in our grocery stores, and all the food shops are decorated by these wonderful fruits these days.

The pomegranate is a symbol of fertility, rebirth and prosperity for thousands of years and can be traced back in Greek mythology.

For the above reason, when the clock during New Year’s Eve strikes twelve, all the

What is a Gyro? The origins of the special Greek delicacy

What is a Gyro? The origins of the special Greek delicacy

Gyros is a delicacy that many adore. It is consumed by many people especially in Greece and neighboring Turkey (as a doner) on a weekly basis. Together with souvlaki they are our most popular and well known dishes around the world. The history of Gyros is not always clear and a lot of times its origins are contensted from many countries. Lets try and get an understanding of what Gyros is and how did it become so popular.

The smell of bread coming out of the oven is unique in Greece. It awakens childhood memories, reminds you of situations and travels you on delicious paths and roads. I think there is no better start to the day than visiting an oven that is full of freshly baked goodies and that is why we have gathered the 10 best stops that if you stay close you have to go

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