Christmas culinary traditions in Greece

Long before our modern Christmas, which is nearly identical worldwide, long before the man in red [...]

Dried vegetables in Greek cuisine

The “poor man’s dish” has become a nutritional “must”! If you ask the [...]
Cretan food

What to eat in Crete: the Cretan cuisine secret of longevity...

The Crete is the largest Greek island. Geographically distant from the continent, it has been [...]
Easter in Dodecanese

Easter in the Dodecanese islands: an original and surprising cuisine

The islands of the Dodecanese. They are called ” the twelve islands “(dodeca = twelve [...]

The Cretan diet, the secret of good health

Crete, the largest Greek island, is known for its rugged mountains, wild canyons, clear beaches, [...]

Flavors of the Greek summer: a glass of Ouzo, some mezzes and feet in the water...

A small glass of ouzo, a plate of colored mezzes, the blue of the sea in front of the eyes, it is [...]

La Fava: a yellow lentil puree with olive oil

Fava is both the name of the lentil (or split pea to be precise), this legume with a bright yellow [...]
Lesvos, Mytilene, vacations, cooking, Greece

Lesvos, a food tradition between land and sea

Lesvos or Lesbos (also known as Mytilene) is a large, beautiful, rich island. Sometimes facing the [...]

The Mani and its cuisine: a land of authenticity and contrasts

By the name Magne, one indicates the whole peninsula which forms the central “finger” [...]
Recipe Metsovo chylopittes

The recipe for Metsovo chylopittes

Metsovo is a town located in a mountainous region of Greece, between Thessaly and Epirus. Livestock [...]
Greek pistachios from the island of Aegina

The Greek green nugget: the Aegina pistachio and its benefits

If you’ve had a chance to wander around Aegina and take part in its annual festival (the [...]

Bean soup or fasolada: THE Greek national dish

Fasolada is often considered by the Greeks themselves as THE Greek national dish. Indeed, the [...]

Greek cuisine is tasty and much more varied than you might think. No, there's more to life in Athens than moussaka or Greek salad! Live Athens brings you delicious recipes (always tested and approved beforehand). And also shares with you some good addresses to discover the real Greek cuisine.