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Street vendors in Greece Posted by on Aug 31, 2020

Γεια σας! Do you like shopping? How often do you go to the stores when you are in Greece? Perhaps you have noticed that there are a lot of street vendors, especially in the big cities. This form of trade is not illegal, provided that the sellers possess the state documents which give them permission…

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Celebrate Greek Easter with two recipes Posted by on Apr 16, 2020

Γεια σας! Σήμερα είναι Μεγάλη Πέμπτη (Holy Thursday) και την Κυριακή είναι το Πάσχα (Easter). In Greece, today we make τσουρέκι (Easter bread), κουλουράκια (cookies) and κόκκινα αυγά (we dye boiled eggs red). I would like to share two videos with you, in case you want to make your own τσουρέκι and κουλουράκια. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbU2jHPsK58 Λέξεις…

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Quiz on Greek food Posted by on Mar 30, 2020

Γεια σας! If you are overwhelmed by watching the news about the COVID, take a break and do the quiz about Greek food. #1. Santorini (Σαντορίνη) is famous for: a. Vinsanto (sweet wine) b. fava (φάβα) c. white eggplant (λευκή μελιτζανα) d. all of the above   #2. You can drink λικέρ κουμκουάτ (kumquat liqueur)…

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About Greek taverna Posted by on Mar 28, 2018

Food is is one of the most important elements of Greek culture. As a Greek living on Greece, I am interested in the Greek American eating habits, and particularly in the type of food the menu in a Greek American taverna consists of. After watching some videos and reading the menu of random Greek American…

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What can vegans eat in Greece? A list of vegan summer foods Posted by on Jul 21, 2014

Most foreigners have connected Greek food to seafood, fish, cheese and meat. It’s true that the most typical dishes, such as souvlaki (σουβλάκι), moussaka (μουσακάς) and Greek salad (χωριάτικη σαλάτα) are animal-based products and cannot be consumed by vegans. Traditional Greek cuisine is based on the fasting periods during which people were not allowed to…

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