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BY Yiouli Eptakili

| Jan 02, 2023


An Ode to Local Products

No more avocado toast and croque-madames. From Thessaloniki to Crete and from Corfu to the Cycladic islands, menus are packed with bacon waffles, chocolate pancakes, bagels, banoffee pie, cinnamon rolls and cheesecakes, eggs Benedict, brioche etc, etc. What happened to the humble egg fried in olive oil, to galaktoboureko (custard pies) and loukoumades (deep-fried little donuts), to graviera and xynomyzithra cheeses, or to louza, syglino and apaki cured meats? There…

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BY Angelos Rentoulas

| Aug 31, 2017


Vacation Guide: How to Eat, Drink and Think Local

By seeking out local products you will not only eat and drink well on your holiday, but also be supporting the agriculture that gives life to the Greek countryside year round.

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BY Maria Korachai

| Oct 08, 2015


Going Nuts for Pistachios

“What did you enjoy the most?” asks a father of his kids, on the boat leaving Aegina. “The pistachio paste,” they reply, almost in unison. Just an hour’s boat ride from Athens, the island’s inhabitants, producing the world famous appellation nut, have proven their inventiveness: pistachio pralines, pistachio shell jewelry, works of art imitating nature, pistachio honey, baclava, pistachio beauty products, traditional pottery, porcelain and naturally, ample quantities of baked…

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