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The Balkans are a fascinating gastronomic region – Balkon3 interview with Zlatko Gall

“Eating only wholegrain cereal, some green leaves, drinking Evian water and running for 50 km a day. To hell with that! That’s not life” – Balkon3 interview with Zlatko Gall, a Croatian journalist, commentator, one of... Let people travel, not groceries
Food for the whole village – KESKEK

Food for the whole village – KESKEK

This tradition is on the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage of Turkey. Several women from a small village in southeastern Turkey are singing songs around a huge stone mortar filled with grain. They are... When are we going to try your keskek?

Mr Illy talks espresso and illycaffè

Andrea Illy: “The massive consolidation in the global coffee segment doesn’t worry us a bean” Elegant and sophisticated, without palpable vanity; scrupulously polite, yet not stiff and formal; eloquent, but not glib – Andrea Illy has... "We don't need a Clooney!"
HRISTOPSOMO – Greek Christmas Bread

HRISTOPSOMO – Greek Christmas Bread

This round bread is indispensable at Christmas lunch, the most important meal of Christmas Day in Greece.Often you’ll find it topped by a B-shaped sign, which symbolizes the plough and whole walnuts always complete the... Ingredients and preparation
CARROT CREAM SOUP – FROM BRITAIN AND INDIA VIA GREECE!

CARROT CREAM SOUP – FROM BRITAIN AND INDIA VIA GREECE!

Lessons learned by Greek students in British-Indian cuisine Several decades of living and studying in the U.K. has left an indelible mark to many generations of Greeks. Of course, the omnipresent British-Indian food has been... Lessons learned by Greek students in British-Indian cuisine

Tea for comfort

A valuable companion to chilly weather In Greece black tea is not a common beverage, as it is most famously in Turkey and Asia. If you ask a Greek “would you like some tea?” they... A valuable companion to chilly weather

Stuffed peppers – a dish with the aroma of childhood memories

I think we can all agree that there is nothing stronger and more powerful than aromas which can take us back in time, stir our memories and remind us of older members of the family,... Ingredients and preparation
Gozleme – “eye” of Turkish cuisine

Gozleme – “eye” of Turkish cuisine

Gozleme or Sac Boregi is a traditional Turkish meal. Its name comes from the Turkish word “goz” which means “eye”. It is made of kneaded dough rolled into very thin crusts, just like a pancake... How to prepare gozleme at home

Baklavas Koumiotikos – Almond baklava from Kymi, the Balcony of the Aegean

Sweet tradition from Evia Island Kymi is known as the “Balcony of the Aegean” and is a pretty town on the island of Evia. Kymi with its rich maritime tradition is also loved for its... Sweet tradition from Evia Island

Fast, easy, traditional: potatoes and green tomatoes puree

If you love watching cooking channels, you must have noticed that their most popular shows are the ones presenting how to prepare quick, easy and simple meals with a few ingredients. It is understandable. Modern... Rich taste of poverty