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 […]

Greek Halva: Discover all you need to know about it!

Halva is a delicious, tasty snack that can be eaten at any time of the day and a traditional dessert served all over Greece. It can be enjoyed as a treat on its own or accompanied with bread, tea, coffee and wine. Some variations have a sweet taste, however there are many different textures and […]

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 the other nut-based. The recipe for halva varies from region to region, but tahini (sesame paste) the common […]

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