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Tourist trap on Mykonos: 836.20 euro-bill for calamari

Greeks may be suffering from an economic crisis that has left most households cash-strapped and debt-stricken, however the Aegean island of Mykonos beats to the beat of another drum. An …

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Greek olive oil producer wins 100th international award

A Greek family of oil producers reached the world record of 100 international awards. Sakellaropoulos Organic Farming, based in Sparta, is the only Greek business that has managed to win …

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From hamburgers to moussaka: 50 Years of Xenos Greek restaurant

Whenever a shop or business reaches its 50-year anniversary milestone, the great sense of achievement and subsequent accolades that follow are well deserved as it is no small feat. In …

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Brisbane Paniyiri, a history of growth and expansion

Brisbane Paniyiri will take place again this year. The event is a success story that began in 1976 when a group of passionate Greek Australians got together to share their …

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Viniculture at the 21st GiESCO International Meeting

The 21st GiESCO International Meeting (Group of international Experts for Cooperation on Vinicultural Systems) will be held during 23-28 June, 2019 in Thessaloniki, Greece. The Meeting will cover the main …

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Could gastronomic tourism be the boost Greece’s economy needs?

Dimitris Palaiogiannis has an aim to educate people around the world that authentic Greek gastronomy goes well beyond the humble souvlaki, moussaka and horiatiki salata. While this may seem fairly …

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Cypriot heritage celebrated by youth through food

In order to connect with the local community and share their Cypriot heritage, the Greek Cypriot Youth of Melbourne – Apostolos Andreas, under the Australia and New Zealand branch of …

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Tsipouro recipe suggestions to warm the soul

Tsipouro can be used in cooking depending on acquired taste. Aniseed tsipouro (equivalent to Ouzo): Can be used in grilled, charcoal or oven baked octopus Any sautéed seafood such as …

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Greek culinary Easter traditions explained

RED EGGS No Easter table is complete without red eggs – hen laid eggs, which are dyed bright red either with dye or naturally with onion skins – on Holy …

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Cretan comes up with a new way to enjoy souvlaki

With the price of souvlaki on the rise, a Greek from Crete has created a new technique for the delicacy – the snails souvlaki. The snails – χοχλιοί – are …