Dyed Greek Red Easter Eggs

Red eggs (kokkina avga, pronounced KOH-kee-nah ahv-GHAH) are a traditional part of the Greek Easter Sunday celebration. They are lovingly made from natural dyes or can be dyed using the skin from onions. The eggs can then be woven and baked to make tsoureki (three-braided Easter bread signifying the Holy Trinity), often...

Celebrating Mothers Day in Greece

The tradition of celebrating mothers' day, mothers, and motherhood can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans. They would hold events in honour of the mother goddesses Cybele and Rhea. So if you are putting together a Mother's Day surprise for mom or your wife or for them...

A Glass of Greek Red Wine a Day…

Kalimera as we would say in Greek, or better, Kali Kiriaki, which means Happy Sunday. Sunday is a day celebrated by all Greeks in and beyond the borders of the country. Whether it is an early walk to the beach, a visit to your local church, or perhaps a meeting...

Trachanas: Greek Comfort Food

Found in every home - Trachanas is a traditional Greek dish that will definitely warm you up this winter. This delicious, heartwarming soup is one of the oldest foods in the Eastern Mediterranean. What is Trahanas Trahanas is a tiny, pebble-shaped product that varies greatly all over Greece. It is...

Why is Greek Diet so Healthy?

It's almost the New Year and what better way to start it, than with your resolutions for a healthier diet. Greek food is well known for both the delicious nature of its dishes and for being a very healthy diet for humankind. With a diet that is balanced in whole...

How to make Dolmadakia

Dolmades are a little bite of heaven, traditionally made throughout the Mediterranean and a staple on Greek tables when it comes to meze, throughout the year. They make a great vegetarian appetizer as they are made from tender vine leaves wrapped into little rolls and stuffed with rice and fresh...

Terkenlis now available!

It is with great honour that we are able to announce our partnership with Terkenlis and the subsequent addition of their delicious products to our online shop at www.thegreekdeli.com! The Greek Deli has achieved an official partnership with Terkenlis, to import and distribute fresh seasonal produce throughout the year. Terkenlis...

The Benefits of Greek Olive Oil

The olive tree has a longstanding history in Greek culture and life since the early ages. Olive oil has been an essential part of Greeks life bringing them health as well as wealth. Olives have historically not only being used as food but also in many other industries such as...

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