Food for Thought

Greek food is generally considered to be rather simple. That’s not to say it’s lacking in flavour or elegance. It actual fact, there’s a sophistication about it, with tastes that range from the very subtle, right through to big and bold. It’s also quite healthy, especially when fresh produce is used and a variety of […]

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A Taste of Greece: Moussaka

Moussaka with Chef George Tselementes, grandson of Nikolaos Tselementes – the great cooking teacher and writer from Sifnos! Although considered a traditional Greek dish, its history is relatively recent, as it is the creation of Nickolaos Tselementes, the “father” of modern Greek gastronomy, who married the materials of moussaka with the béchamel sauce in early […]

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Made with Love

The Greek Presidential Guard, or Evzones, are a select group of soldiers who are trained to perform important ceremonial roles and guard duties. If you visit Athens you’ll find them at the Presidential Palace, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and raising of the flag at the Acropolis. The most obvious thing that sets them […]

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