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

What is the “Clean Monday” day?

What is the “Clean Monday” day?

The Clean Monday is the first day of Lent, the fasting Easter for all orthodox. By folklorists it is considered the epilogue of Bacchic festivities of Carnival, which effectively start on what we call “Tsiknopempth” (the Pancake Day) and end on Clean Monday.

My Top 10 Greek Foods to try

My Top 10 Greek Foods to try

Oh Greece, lovely Greece! The sun! The historic monuments!  The beautiful sandy beaches! …and obviously the famously tasty food!  I guess there are so many things you can see and do in Greece if you ever go over there.  As in any trip you do in any country the biggest problem you will encounter is that you don’t have enough time to see or do all the thing that you want!

Don’t worry! That’s why we are here!

The following are some

Eating Souvlaki on Kalyvas

Eating Souvlaki on Kalyvas

I am not sure which exactly is the most well known dish of the Greek cuisine.  Most people know the greek salad, fasolada, gemista and many more but i am sure if you ask couple of…non greeks, a huge percentage will mention you also Souvlaki. The traditional fast food pita bread delicacy of greece.