In his new book The Real Greek Yogurt Book, Ilias Fountoulis shares his love for genuine Greek yoghurt. He takes us on a magical journey from its ‘creation’ right up until its existence today.

Ilias’ professional journey in gastronomy has given him the experience and the insight to uncover everything we would like to know about one of the world’s favourite foods – a food that has been successfully produced and exported by Greece for decades.

With studies in agriculture and animal production science, a columnist for Greek gastronomy magazines, a participant in many TV cooking shows, and an avid world traveller, Ilias absolutely loves Greek yoghurt.

In his new book, Ilias shares Greek yoghurt’s history, its place of production in Greece, its variety and its particular characteristics. He also informs us about and explains its high nutritional value and how beneficial Greek yoghurt can be for young children.

Furthermore, he reveals fast, easy and healthy recipes so as to incorporate genuine Greek yoghurt into our daily cooking routine for us to enjoy every day.

The book is available in Australia at the Greek Bilingual Bookshop ( or can also be downloaded from the website