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Christmas Customs in Greece by Regions

When December comes, everyone starts to get ready for the birth of Jesus Christ.  The streets of Greece become filled with festive Christmas lights and cheerful crowds.  Moreover, every region has its own separate Christmas customs in our beautiful Mediterranean country.  So let’s see what they are! THESSALY “The feeding of the fountain” At the dawn of the Christmas Eve, …

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Melomakarona – Greek Christmas Honey and Nuts Cookies

The greatest time of the year has come!  This means that we’ll taste some of our favorite traditional Christmas dishes in Greece, including the sweets, such as melomakarona and kourabiedes.  Melomakarona are simply delicious syrupy bites, usually made with orange and cinnamon.  It is the most popular dessert during the Christmas holidays and one can find it in almost every Greek …

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Traditional Greek Christmas Dishes by Regions

In Greece the Christmas celebration is one of the most important religious traditions.  Apart from religion, for Greek people Christmas is also deeply associated with family and food.  Since, of course, this festive holiday brings the family closer and nothing promotes merrier discussions than great homemade food! During the Christmas season food and sweets are usually prepared and consumed according …

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Moussaka – A Traditional Greek Eggplant Casserole

One of the most popular dishes in our country is the Moussaka, which is synonymous with traditional Greek cuisine.  So let’s learn some secrets about its preparation, step by step. Minced meat There are countless variations of moussaka.  The prevailing view asserts that moussaka’s minced meat should be beef, or a mix of beef and pork.  However, the traditional moussaka …

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The Classic Greek Salad

The Greek Salad is an integral dish of the Greek cuisine, and it also one of the its most famous.  Particularly during the Summer months, it appears that almost anywhere in Greece you can find and enjoy one!  The basic ingredients of the Greek salad are tomato and cucumber, which are both summer vegetables, as well as olive oil, oregano, …

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The Top 10 Destinations in Greece

Greece, a small country in the Mediterranean region – is full of surprises.  The country, which combines together ancient history and arts, pleasure and entertainment, delicious local cuisine with some of the World’s best beaches – will certainly fulfill every traveler’s needs!  So let us discover the top ten places that are really worth visiting in Greece. 1. Athens The …