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What is Greek Halva

What is Greek Halva

Halva is a traditional sweet, traditionally enjoyed in the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions. The word Halva actually comes from the Arabic ḥalwá which means “sweet”. It tends to usually come in two forms: one is flour and…
Greek Easter Traditions & Customs

Greek Easter Traditions & Customs

..Easter is celebrated worldwide but is of particular significance in the Orthodox religion. It is full of ancient customs and traditions people hold to this day, making it a unique experience, worth experiencing. It all usually culminates on…
Dyed Greek Red Easter Eggs

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…
Celebrating Mothers Day in Greece

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 Glass of Greek Red Wine a Day...

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…
Fasolada - Greek White Bean Soup Recipe

Fasolada - Greek White Bean Soup Recipe

What’s more homely and comforting than a good old healthy bowl of soup. But not just any soup! Greek bean soup is also known as fasolada is a healthy, simple, and extremely tasty meal that will keep you…
The health benefits of Greek Oregano (Ριγανη)

The health benefits of Greek Oregano (Ριγανη)

What is Oregano and how can it be used? Oregano is one of the most widely used herbs worldwide and is a familiar herb that many people have come to know. The dried form is quite common, but…
Trachanas: Greek Comfort Food

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…
Why is Greek Diet so Healthy?

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…
Greek Xmas with Melomakarona!

Greek Xmas with Melomakarona!

If you have not tried Melomakarona yet, now is most definitely the time! Not only because it is Xmas, the best period for them but also because we are now also able to offer them directly from our…
How to make Dolmadakia

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…
Terkenlis now available!

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…
The Benefits of Greek Olive Oil

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…
Feta vs Halloumi - The Showdown!

Feta vs Halloumi - The Showdown!

Feta and Halloumi are undoubtedly two of the most popular white cheeses in the United Kingdom and worldwide. Both have a “reputation” and unique taste, that has allowed them to cross borders and be highly in demand in…
Honey, the secret of Greek Gods (Part 2)

Honey, the secret of Greek Gods (Part 2)

(continued)… Our Greek Honey sourced by the Εργαστηρι Μελιου! ERGASTIRI MELIOU, AFOI D. & L. KEKKOU & SIA O.E. was founded in 2003 by the Kekkos family with the purpose of bringing attention to the unique characteristics of…
Honey, the secret of Greek Gods (Part 1)

Honey, the secret of Greek Gods (Part 1)

Greek Honey is second to none. It has a distinctive, sensational aroma, a rich taste, and a long stay after taste highly rated by experts and honey connoisseurs worldwide. Honey has many nicknames and arguable so. “Gods’ Breakfast”,…
3 Beaches in Greece, you must visit!

3 Beaches in Greece, you must visit!

It has been a somewhat, unprecedented spring and summer so far for all of us, in the UK and worldwide. Nonetheless, as traveling restrictions are slowly easing globally (with the necessary precautions in place), plenty of you will…
Discover, our own Kalamata,Olives!

Discover, our own Kalamata,Olives!

Olives come in all different types of colours, sizes, and tastes. Not many know that Olives are actually a fruit and as such, they contain many nutritional benefits for Olive fans worldwide. But ..why Kalamata Olives, you may…
Mythos Beer, a "Legend" of its own!

Mythos Beer, a "Legend" of its own!

As summer is finally here, especially in Greece, we are certain you will have all given Mythos beer a try, on one of your trips to Greece. If not, you are definitely missing out. Mythos beer is an…
7 things you did not know about Feta

7 things you did not know about Feta

Feta cheese is widely recognised as one of the tastiest cheeses worldwide. It is also commonly called “the Greek cheese”, in reference to its’ Greek heritage, and the love Greeks have for it. The taste of this cheese…
Pastichio, from the Greek Deli!

Pastichio, from the Greek Deli!

You might think this is not the meal to be having, on a hot, sunny day in Greece. Well, you guessed wrong! Greeks, love Pastitsio all year round and it is a common dish, made for guests, family,…
Ouzo, the Summer Spirit of Greek Gods!

Ouzo, the Summer Spirit of Greek Gods!

It is indeed one of our customers’ favourite products and one of those spirits you cannot forget if once tried on a holiday in Greece. Cyprus also has a similar drink named Zivania but Ouzo is unique to…
Premium Face-masks made in Greece

Premium Face-masks made in Greece

As the global pandemic continues to cause havoc to our daily lives and worldwide, we have made sure to do our best possible as a company to deliver goods up and down the UK to our fans, customers,…
Benefits of Greek Foods & Herbs

Benefits of Greek Foods & Herbs

Throughout the pandemic we have all struggled to find the ingredients, herbs and general goods that make our meals that much tastier. Nonetheless, The Greek Deli has remained opened for its customers to make sure they are able…
Handling goods during coronavirus

Handling goods during coronavirus

These are unprecedented times and as such, we find it necessary to regularly inform and update our customers not only on our Opening status and times but also the measures we take to ensure your products are delivered…
What is Kritharaki and dish ideas!

What is Kritharaki and dish ideas!

Kritharaki, a staple of Greek cuisine! It has been a tremendously busy week for us here at The Greek Deli with all our customers and fans making sure to stock up due to the pandemic that has so…
Company Press Release Update!

Company Press Release Update!

COMPANY UPDATE – CORONAVIRUS Here at The Greek Deli, the quality and health attributes of our products as well as our customers satisfaction and health are a priority. At these difficult times for us all, the well being…
Greek Deli & Nissos Beers!

Greek Deli & Nissos Beers!

We are pleased to announce the introduction of Nissos beers to our website and online shop, here at the Greek Deli. The Cyclades Microbrewery on Tinos was started from zero in 2012, in the midst of Greece’s financial…
Dolmades - a Greek Delicacy!

Dolmades - a Greek Delicacy!

Dolmades or also known as Stuffed vine-leaves, are a traditional Greek meze dish often found in restaurants and almost every household up and down the country. Vines are probably the only plants in Greece where every part of…
Our Competition Winner!

Our Competition Winner!

It has been a tremendously exciting and busy few weeks for us here at the Greek Deli. Not only have we updated our website with a variety of over 50 new products (including new drinks, wines, juices, and…

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