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The Greek Super Food that's Figs, since ancient times

Posted by moodhacker on June 19, 2019 at 12:20 AM Comments comments ()

In Ancient Greek times, figs were an essential part of the everyday diet, and were enjoyed along with other fruits such as apples and reportedly used as a substitute for bread, scholars of the Ancient Greek lifestyle report .

Greek islanders would press the figs to change the texture and make figs stodgier. Mea...

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Step Back In Time in this Athenian unique taverna

Posted by moodhacker on November 11, 2018 at 11:40 AM Comments comments ()

In business since 1887, Diporto – a defiantly traditional spot in downtown Athens – has no sign and no menu. The staff doesn’t speak a word of English, and you might have to share a table with eccentric old men who look like they stepped out of a folk ballad.  But if you ever wondered what ...
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Greece authorises Monsanto's weedkiller for five years

Posted by moodhacker on March 13, 2018 at 12:00 AM Comments comments ()

Sources from the Greek ministry of agriculture told EURACTIV that France is leading the group of countries who are looking for an alternative. 


The Greek ministry of agriculture officially approved on Tuesday (6 March) the re-authorisation of the world’s most commonly used weedkiller...

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Gourmet Greek Alba truffles, known since Ancient times, reach now US market

Posted by moodhacker on March 4, 2018 at 4:40 PM Comments comments ()

It is just a couple of monts ago that a huge white trumpet (Tuber magnatum) has been found in Northern Greece, weighing 510 grams.

It is the largest white trumpet (Tuber magnatum), found in recent years in Greece and the second largest in Europe, by the first found in Italy  in October 2017 which has weighed 570 grams ...

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Oregano, healthiest and tastiest herb in most Greek dishes

Posted by moodhacker on March 4, 2018 at 2:15 PM Comments comments ()

Don;t miss the very original oregano spice while in Greece! 

Traditional Greek salads are always garnished with dried oregano, while most Greek roasts, whether it be chicken, fish, lamb or vegetables, include oregano in the recipe while baking.

Most herb lovers agree Greek Oregano is the most flavoursome and certainly one of the best herbs in...

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