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Getting to know Halloumi, a traditional European cheese

On Wednesday, Neos Kosmos attended a three-course dinner at Epocha, dedicated to introducing one of Australia’s newest Cypriot cheese brands, Halloumi Cheese, to foodies and critics. The dinner’s purpose was …

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Ode to terroir: Tinos revealed

A few months ago in my article Greek wine: rising and falling trends for 2018′ published on my website, I mentioned the following: “Since Santorini is unique, with its unprecedented …

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Business booms for local Greek Australian entrepreneur Christo Christophidis

It was 1999 when a young Greek Australian entrepreneur Christo Christophidis opened Mocha Jo’s restaurant in Glen Waverley, offering the suburbs an exciting taste of the city – breakfast, lunch …

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Culinary traditions keeping younger generations connected to their roots

Despite being born in Sydney, and there being over 15,000 kilometres between Athens and Sydney, Nicolette Peters can’t help but feel a strong pull to Greece. The birthplace of her …

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George Calombaris brings moussaka and avgolemono on board

Australia’s most popular Greek Cypriot chef has once more partnered with Qatar Airways, this time to create a Greek inspired in-flight dining menu set to kick off on 1 October. …

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Creators of Pana Chocolate branch out with ice-cream

Fans of the raw, organic and vegan Pana Chocolate have something to be excited about. Launched in Melbourne in 2012, founder Pana Barbounis has expanded on the popular brand’s offering, …

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Online gateway to Greek olive oil celebrates 2nd anniversary

When it comes to its culinary offerings, there’s no denying Greece is synonymous with olive oil. One of its most well-known and consistent exports – even in times of financial …

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Greece’s favourite fig marmalade now available in Australia

For most Greeks, especially the ones who either had the chance to grow up in Greece or visit regularly in the summer, the taste of fig marmalade is intertwined with …

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Mikel Coffee opens its first shop in Sydney

If you have lived in -or visited- Greece over the past 10 years, chances are you’ve had a white at Mikel, the country’s leading coffee chain. Since the first Mikel …

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Childhood memories in yiayia’s kitchen

Cooking and a love of food is something that has been instilled in restaurateur, Anastasia Coltman (nee Manousakis) by her yiayia and namesake Anastasia. Having grown up living next door …