There are countless amazing destinations to visit in Greece, yet most tourists head to just a handful of the islands. There’s a reason for it…but it’s well worth exploring a little wider! That said, here’s the ten most visited Greek islands, in no particular order. Santorini – famous for its stunning sunsets, cliffside villages, and […]Read More
5 Greek Food Favourites!
Cretan Dakos Dakos is the epitome of Greek summer and we featured it in season 5 episode 2. It is a signature dish from Crete and the ultimate representation of the Mediterranean diet. Nutritious barley rusks, extra virgin olive oil, juicy tomatoes and feta cheese form an amazing salad, mezé or a perfect light meal. Find the recipe […]Read More
Christmas Recipe: Melomakarona
Does Christmas without Melomakarona even happen? Μelomakarona, along with the kourabiedes, is the traditional Greek Christmas treat. Especially if you like the aromas of cinnamon, orange and cloves, you will not regret cooking them. Just make sure you follow Kyriakos’ tips! Tip 1: The mix of the cookies needs to be made by hand. It is very important to […]Read More
What’s the Meltemi?
Otherwise known as the meltem or etesians, the meltemi are strong winds that come down from the Bosphorus, northeast of Greece, across much of the Aegean Sea and therefore impacting many of the Greek Islands. They’re an annual phenomena which can occur anytime from May to October, but are most common in the summer months, from June through September. Generally it’s at its most powerful […]Read More
Skip Ouzo & Give Greek Wine a Try!
When it comes to alcoholic beverages, Greece is best known for ouzo. It’s widely considered the national drink with many a tourist, and local for that matter, falling victim to its high alcohol content and ability to give the most punishing of hangovers. There’s a couple other hard hitters in the form of tsipouro from […]Read More