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A throwback to ancient Greek cuisine: Myma-style feta crusted lamb

Greek-Australian chef and author Maria Benardis has been sharing her love for ancient Greek wellness practices and cuisine since 2004. Ms Benardis gave Neos Kosmos an exclusive look at one …

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The coronavirus has not stopped these restaurateurs

From 1 June restaurants, cafes, bars and other restaurants will be able to receive and serve up to 20 people at a time. This will go ahead under specific conditions …

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There’s a Korean twist at the Greek Centre

When Goody’s left the ground floor of the Greek Centre on Lonsdale Street in January, Greek Community sources had told Neos Kosmos that a new establishment “with a Greek flavour” …

Herbs are central to the unique flavours key to Greek cuisine

When you consider Greek cuisine there are a few key herbs that you will need to rely upon. And the fresher they are the better. Your ammunition belt of flavours …

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Fakes… How do you make lentil soup? Let us count the ways

The lowly lentils, known to Greeks as fakes, are a staple in every Greek home around the world. In English-speaking countries we joke about the funny-sounding name of the dish …

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Meri and bright: Meri May celebrating regional Greek dishes

Throughout this month Christine Polyzos is running a ‘Meri Month of May’ campaign celebrating regional Greek dishes. Recipes from the many colourful regions of Greece are posted daily on her …

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OASIS Greek coffee sees increase in sales during lockdown

While many are being hit hard by COVID-19, especially in the hospitality sector, a family owned business is seeing a spike in sales. OASIS, now a household name, opened its …

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A Greek-Australian behind the best ice cream in Australia

Greek Australian businessman Dimi Kyriazis and his four partners ‘in crime’ have every reason to smile after their company, Golden North Ice Cream, was rated Australia’s favourite ice cream for …

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Will you be keeping alive the food traditions of Easter this year?

There’s nothing like Greek Easter food traditions. Below are some of our favourites. RED EGGS No Easter table is complete without red eggs – hen laid eggs, which are dyed …

Koulourakia: Enjoy the best Greek Easter cookie recipe

There are so many special eating traditions associated with Greek Easter; red-dyed eggs; roast lamb on the spit; tsourekia (egg loaves); flaounes (Cypriot Cheese-filled Pastries); mayiritsa (offal stew); and koulourakia …