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Deli provides flavours of Greece in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market

The Hellenic Deli is the warm Greek heart that has been beating in Queen Victoria Market (QVM) since 1972. When John and Helen Xasteroulis opened the deli at Shop 39-40 …

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Eat your way through lent: Rally’s chilli and red sauce mussels

If you’re after something a little meatier whilst still sticking to the guidelines of Orthodox Lent this is the recipe for you. During Lent, those fasting can still enjoy shell …

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Your guide to herbs and spices from Greece

Since ancient times, the Greeks have used herbs and aromatic plants for both medicinal and culinary purposes. According to mythology, Mount Olympus, the “home of the gods”, was full of …

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Eating your way through lent: Rally’s fasting-friendly gemista (stuffed tomatoes) recipe

If you are in need of some inspiration this lent in the lead up to Orthodox Easter, you are looking in the right place. Neos Kosmos will be sharing some fasting-friendly …

Seafood: most Europeans struggle to identify the fish they eat – new study

How well do you know the fish you buy? Could you identify the species before it’s a fillet that you pick up in the supermarket aisle? If so, according to …

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A bottle of ouzo’s connection to the COVID-19 vaccine

Historian Leon Saltiel recounts an invitation to dinner by his aunt in Geneva that led to the discovery of a little-known part of Thessaloniki: the history of a distillery producing …

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Happy Koulouma! Clean Monday is upon us today

Clean Monday – named after the cleansing of the soul and new beginnings –  also known as koulouma. It marks the first day of Lent, and is placed 40 days …

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Georgia Giatrakos’ kourabiethes

From when I was young, I would always help my yiayia in the kitchen. She would take out her special book with her traditional recipes and show me how to …

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“Fish from Greece”, Greece’s dynamic and flavoursome fishing sector

Greece is known for its clear and blue waters, but it is also a country with an important aquaculture production including fish farming in marine and fresh water, shellfish etc. …

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Perth set for Greek Glendi but get your tickets online first

The Perth Greek Glendi 2021 is set for next weekend on 27 and 28 February at Wellington Square East Perth. Due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, people will have to …

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