Food & Drink

Life

Returning to the ways of our ancestors for better health and sustainability

Whether you are interested in matters of the environment or not, there’s no denying the rising concerns: climate change, a growing population, and a rising demand for food, which has …

Life

Religious cuisine and the supernatural at kolyva-making workshop in Altona

The Greek word for funeral κηδεία (kidia) derives from the verb κήδομαι (kidome) that means to attend to or take care of someone. Fittingly, the Greek funeral process is marked …

Life

All the fasolada you can eat!

Fasolada is without a doubt Greece’s national food, famous and loved all the way to Australia, thanks to the first migrants that brought the hearty bean soup recipe with them …

Life

Kolyva-making workshop helps people master the art of religious cuisine

The Greek word for funeral κηδεία (kidia) derives from the verb κήδομαι (kidome) that means to attend to or take care of someone. Fittingly, the Greek funeral process is marked by caring tribute and there …

Life

Perfect pairings: Moschofilero

In this column we will try to de-construct the so called ‘elements’ of a wine and match them with an everyday dish that we can all easily prepare in our …

Features

Two Greek Australians produce their own ouzo in Australia

When 25-year-old Greek Australian Nick Iconomos and his 50-year-old uncle Peter Kozno, decided to produce Greece’s signature drink down under, they never anticipated that within a few months from production, …

Life

Making the local global by the glass at the Lonsdale Street Greek Festival [COCKTAIL RECIPES]

International brand ambassador for Skinos Mastiha and Otto’s Athens Vermouth, Paschalis Kapsalis will be landing at the main stage of the Lonsdale Street Greek Festival this weekend to immerse us …

Life

Do you, or someone you know, make Melbourne’s best pita?

In the lead up to the Lonsdale St Greek Festival, organisers are on the hunt for Melbourne’s best pita. When it comes to the type of pita, the criteria is …

Life

Looking for the best baklava in Melbourne… let the baklava wars begin

There are just as many baklava versions as there are countries that claim ownership of the flaky, crispy and tender dessert. And over time, the Greek – yes, Greek – …

Life

Greek develops app that helps decipher food label hazards

Have you ever been left confused while trying to decipher product labels? Consumers can now be fully informed about which products are harmful to their health thanks to Ingredio, a …