Lenten Desserts to Enjoy: Tahini Cake and Halvas

By Eleni Sakellis - March 18, 2018

During Great Lent, there are a number of classic Greek desserts that can satisfy the sweet tooth, including tahini cake and halva. Traditional favorites, both […]

French Gastronomy Night on March 21

By ANA - March 15, 2018

The French Gastronomy night organised for the fourth consecutive year by the French embassy and the French consulate in Thessaloniki has hit a record number […]

The Health Benefits of Beets and Recipes to Try

By Eleni Sakellis - March 4, 2018

Beets are full of vitamins and antioxidants. They are a rich source of folate and contain vitamin C, fiber, and essential minerals including potassium- needed […]

Kyra Sarakosti and Revithia (Chickpeas) for Lent

By Eleni Sakellis - February 19, 2018

Great Lent begins for Orthodox Christians on Kathara Deftera or Clean Monday. The fasting period is known as Sarakosti since it lasts for 40 days, in […]

Cheesefare Cheesecake Recipe to Enjoy Before Lent

By Eleni Sakellis - February 11, 2018

During the final week before Great Lent, those getting ready for the strict fasting can still consume fish, eggs, and dairy products like milk, cheese, […]