… It is a time when many Greek microbreweries emerged all over the country & consumers have chosen to support local products. Greek beer is thriving & many products of our "own" breweries are of equal or even better taste than their foreign counterparts! ...Read More
... Many years have gone by since this childhood memory, but the "koukouvagia" (owl) remains one of my favourite salads… & now I understand why its name is far more fitting than what I thought when I was a child! It is a “wise” salad just like the owl, which was a symbol of wisdom in ancient Greece. ...Read More
Mala Peruviana, aka naked tomato, apart from being versatile and delicious is a powerhouse of nutrition.
The benefits of tomato juice stem from the tomato’s rich vitamin, mineral and phytonutrient content. Of these, lycopene in particular deserves special attention. A powerful antioxidant, it has been found to promote good general health. It has al...
August 15th in Greece calls for a big celebration!!! The whole family always gathered in the village around a seemingly endless table! Three generations of family and now a fourth! Food and drink never end and so are the stories plentiful!Read More
It’s summer in the village and there is a distinct smell in the air. Passing by the “saucemaker’s” you realize that it’s time. The trucks outside are loaded with heaps of tomatoes. I know exactly what I will find upon entering the house…Read More
A great performance by a great team. The International Theatre In English!
On the 11th and 12th of March 2016, greek foodtales proudly supported and sponsored Antigone, by Sophocles, a political thriller, which remains relevant in our modern times. It challenges us to think of answers to questions about the position of the individual within the soci...