Greek Mulled wine – Krasomelo

Greek Mulled wine – Krasomelo

Greece, like many countries, has its own version of mulled wine. It’s called “oinomelo” or “krasomelo” – from oinos and krasi, which both mean wine – and meli, meaning honey and the mulled wine or Krasomelo from Greece will get anyone into the right Christmas spirit!!...
Melomakarona

Melomakarona

Melomakarona (μελομακάρονα) are traditional Greek Christmas cookies, that are served during Christmas time throughout Greece. The word “melomakarona” is a combination of the two words “meli”, which means honey and “makarona”. “Makarona” comes from the ancient word...
The Greek Lucky New Year’s Cake

The Greek Lucky New Year’s Cake

So why is a Vasilopita or Greek New Year cake lucky anyway!? A Vasilopita, pronounced vah-see-LO-pee-tah, is a traditional Greek cake or bread prepared and enjoyed to celebrate the New Year, and hidden inside the cake is a coin. The Greek word Vasilopita is directly...
Loukoumades

Loukoumades

Many would say that loukoumades are a dessert worthy of the Gods!! Loukoumades (pronounced loo-koo-mah-thes) is one of the first recorded desserts in history and can be traced back to 776 B.C. In the original Olympic Games, the Greeks honoured the Gods and the...