Celebrating Greek Easter Sunday with Traditional Foods and Drinks

Easter is a significant event in Greece, deeply rooted in tradition and culture. Unlike the Western Easter, which follows the Gregorian calendar, Greece celebrates Orthodox Easter according to the Julian calendar. This year, Orthodox Easter falls on Sunday, May 5th marking a joyous occasion for Greeks worldwide. One of the best ways to experience the […]

7 Must-Try Delicacies during the Greek Lent

As the festivities of Tsiknopempti fade away and the Greek Orthodox Great Lent begins, Clean Monday marks a significant shift to a period of fasting and reflection. But fear not, for the Lent season brings forth a delightful array of traditional Greek dishes that are as savory and satisfying as their meaty counterparts. At The […]

Happy Easter from The Greek Deli

Easter in Greece is a much celebrated period. Whenever we think of Easter memories, our mind goes to family gatherings, laughter, red eggs and tsoureki, midnight church services and spit-roasted lamb. It is a much loved time of the year and arguably much more celebrated that Christmas, for Greeks worldwide. If you have any Greek […]

5 Greek Anti-aging Foods to Include in Your Diet!

The Greek diet is well known as one of the best diets for a healthy heart and longevity. The Greek diet consists of a variety of foods rich in antioxidants that promotes anti-aging effects. Interest in the Mediterranean diet was made popular by the realization that people who live in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea […]

A Guide to Greek Spirits

Greece has a rich history in wine production and wine drinking but also in spirits. The spirits of Greece have their own unique character and aroma. Drinking alcoholic beverages has a symposium-like and festive quality abundant at celebrations in Greece, especially on name days, birthdays, holidays, weddings, gatherings, graduations and christenings. In our blog, we […]

Best Greek Islands to Visit in 2022

Are you looking for the best Greek islands to visit in 2022? Greece is well know to have some of the best beaches in Europe that can stretch for miles on end. With the opportunity to explore the many ancient ruins and to enjoy a selection of meze and tavernas on every corner. It’s no […]

The Best Greek Pies now available at The Greek Deli

Greeks are well known for their love of food and why wouldn’t they be?  They have one of the richest and most popular cuisines in the world, to say the least. There is however one Greek traditional food that holds a special place in Greek cuisine which is the pie. Pies are among the oldest, […]

Greek Cheeses from the island of Lesbos

Greece has a century-old cheese-making tradition, you will be surprised to discover that Greek cheese includes more than just feta. From Kefalotyri and kaseri to ladotyri and graviera, Greece is able to offer a plethora of flavourful cheese for anyone. As such, the island of Lesbos is known for its volcanic subsoil, mild climate, and […]

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 both, definitely go for a […]

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 with friends at a local […]

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 fresh oregano is also readily available and is used heavily in traditional Greek cooking. Oregano is a […]

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 a type of pasta that […]

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