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Why does ouzo turn white?

The ouzo effect Ouzo is well known as a Greek specialty, a strong apertif enjoyed throughout the country. Famously, it is known to change color

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Tsiknopempti – Feast of the Carnivores!

Tsiknopempti, literally meaning smokey Thursday, or BBQ Thursday, has a special place in the heart of every self respecting Greek, as it is the tradition where they eat as much meat as they possibly can. It signals the start of the last weekend that observant Greek Orthodox church members are permitted to eat meat before fasting for Lent. And of course, if you’re not going to eat meat for forty days, you have to make the last day count, right?

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Dine like a Greek

You’ve found a Greek taverna that looks good to you. There are lots of people eating there, so you know the food is fresh. Let’s

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Where did Santorini get its name?

In search of the source of Santorini’s name Once upon a time, the island best known as Santorini was called Kallisti – ‘the most beautiful