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Find out where to celebrate National Baklava Day in Melbourne

Yes, it’s a thing, and National Baklava Day is fast shaping up to be a favourite day of the year for fans of the rich pastry dessert. To celebrate the …

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Putting Greek desserts in the spotlight

For those who enjoyed the first season of Zumbo’s Just Desserts in 2016, the wait is finally over for Season 2, airing on Channel 7 this weekend. The dessert cooking …

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RECIPE: Sheftalies (Cypriot Pork Sausages)

Eleni Georges from My Family Food Diary has generously offered to share one of her cherished recipes for you to try at home. “Sheftalies are a traditional Cypriot sausage made …

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The food blog documenting Cypriot cooking, and the nostalgia of childhood

Some of Eleni Georges’ fondest childhood memories centre around food. Raised for a large portion of her life in Cyprus, she remembers her mum and aunties spending hours in the …

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The best fish and chips in Victoria are Greek – again!

Greek fish and chip shops are winning one award after another. Following the Greek-owned Golden Flake’s top gong award at the 2019 National Fish and Chips awards, the people have …

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Pomegranate fruit, the Greek elixir that France can’t get enough of

The multiple benefits of pomegranate fruit are no secret. It fights cancer, helps in cell rejuvenation and is easy to grow. Producer and exporter Stefanos Kassidis, whose company in Ditiko, …

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Nick Gnafakis a future master chef

Nick Gnafakis won the National Apprentice Cookery Competition in Canberra earlier this month. The Melbourne Polytechnic student won best third-year apprentice in the Victorian state final (Australian TAFE Culinary Trophy), …

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RECIPE: A healthy and easy to prepare lentil and halloumi salad

Following on from the Cyprus Halloumi Festival where food blogger Eleni Georges led the cooking demonstrations, she shares a delicious recipe from her blog My Family Food Diary for you …

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A Greek Australian behind the ‘Best Patisserie in Australia’

Greek patisserie Kalymnos Pastries has been awarded ‘Best Patisserie in Australia 2019’ at the Restaurant and Catering Business Awards, held in Brisbane earlier this the week. “We feel honoured and …

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Halloumi Festival in full swing, celebrating Cyprus and all its delicious offerings [PHOTOS]

Hundreds came through the doors of the Cyprus Community of Melbourne and Victoria (CCMV) in East Brunswick for day one of the Halloumi Festival. Upon entry, attendees were treated to a …