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Yia mas! It’s time for Greek wine to shine

Marketers will tell you that positive brand perception is vital to success. Greek wine still suffers from a tarnished reputation among many consumers in Australia based on poor quality retsina …

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Slow Fish Festival 2018 is on

On Sunday 15 April, Spotswood will become seafood central as Slow Food Melbourne presents the inaugural Slow Fish Festival showcasing fresh seafood and flavours from several local ethnic communities. The …

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For the love of crepes

Aside from devouring a delicious gyro, no trip to Greece is complete without ordering a crepe done Greek-style, wrapped and held in the hand for a moreish midnight snack. Brothers …

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Could this be the best ice-cream in Australia?

The first time Greek Australian Dimitrios Kyriazis and his family made national headlines in Australia was four decades ago when his mother Mary Pantelias was featured as the first Greek …

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Ella Mittas prepares the tastiest Greek feasts for Easter

Έλα (Ela = come) is back for one night only this Saturday, that is tonight. It’s Greek Easter and the darling of Melbourne’s food scene, Ella Mittas is putting on …

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Tips to get you through the last week of Lent

While for the Greek Orthodox Church the Lenten period lasts for seven weeks, most people choose to fast the last week leading up to Easter. It is then when devotees …

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A taste of Cyprus

There’s a new Cypriot gem in town, a gem on wheels, taking over Melbourne’s north west. Taste of Cyprus is only one month old, yet it has managed to attract …

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Sydney’s favourite souvlaki joint comes to Melbourne

If you thought the humble souvlaki’s time in the spotlight in Australia’s food scene was done and dusted, you were wrong. Over the past few years, Melburnians have been spoilt …

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Greek researchers find way to turn superfoods into powder with nutritional value in tact

It is now possible to convert superfoods, including honey into powder without destroying their nutritional value thanks to a team of Greek researchers. At the Technical University of Thessaly they …

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Celebrating Pascha and regional Greek food at Alpha

Since opening its doors in 2013, Alpha Restaurant, owned and operated as part of the Hellenic Club in Sydney’s CBD, has carried the flame for innovative Greek cuisine and culture …