Ladokouloura - Vegan Cretan Sesame and Orange cookies with Olive Oil

Ladokouloura – Vegan Koulourakia with Olive Oil

Ladokouloura are Greek cookies made with olive oil ("ladi"). If you're new to Greek cookies, this is a perfect recipe to start with. Greek...
Winter in Baden Baden

Winter in Baden Baden – A Weekend Itinerary of Spas and...

Tucked onto a cozy corner of the Black Forest is a once legendary - and still classic - destination for culture and the ultimate...
Greek Honey Cookies for the Holidays

Melomacarona – The Favorite of All Greek Christmas Desserts

Melomakarona Cookies for Christmas and New Year’s in Greece Christmas is not Christmas without Melomacarona in Greece. These spice-scented, syrup-drenched cookies with hints of orange...
Classic Greek Drinks: Ouzo by the Docks, Molyvos, Lesvos

Greek Drinks – Tsipouro, Ouzo, Tsikoudia, Raki

Greece's drinking culture is as refined as it is ancient. The indigenous Greek drinks - tsipouro, ouzo, and tsicoudia - have special status in...
tiropita - cheese pie with honey

Tiropita with Honey- A Simple Greek Cheese Pie

Tiropita (ti-ró-pi-ta) is "cheese pie" in Greek (tirí - cheese, pita - pie). It's extremely popular, and there are many Greek tiropita recipes -...
Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake – A Healthy Summer Favorite

This Chocolate Zucchini Cake has been a summer standby in our family for years. In a Greek summer, it's sometimes so hot it's hard...

Baked Fish in Salt Crust

Salt baked fish is one of the simplest of all fish preparations. It's also definitely one of the most festive and dramatic. This salt...
A view over the mountains of Tzoumerka from Kalarytes

Tzoumerka – Mountains, Monasteries, Magnificent Villages

Tzoumerka - or Athamanika - is one of Greece's most exciting mountain regions. Its peak - Katafidi - is 2393 m high. In all...
Pristine Seafood at Golden Beach Restaurant in Tolo

Restaurants in Tolo, Greece – The Best Places to Eat

The best restaurants in Tolo, Greece offer a perfect mix of tradition and sophistication. Tolo is an idyllic seaside village in Argolida, on its...
An Idyllic Cove in the Bay of Tolo, Argolida

Tolo, Greece – A Complete Travel Guide

Tolo, Greece is at the heart of one of the most storied provinces of Greece. On a recent trip to beautiful Tolo, in the...