Thessaloniki is a city with a rich history and Ladadika is no different. When Ladadika is translated to English it means a shop that sells oil. Greece has always been famous for its olive oil, this is also very evident in the Greek cuisine and...

An In-Depth List of the 13 Must-Eat Foods & Meals You Have to Try Before Leaving Greece and Where to Find Them! So, if you’ve have decided to spend your vacation on the magnificent islands of Greece this year, then it’s the best decision you have...

Award-winning Greek cheeses, with their unique taste, explain why in Greece the annual per capita consumption is higher than in any other European country. Soft, creamy and hard, white and yellow, fresh and mature, salty and sweet, each one a nobility, all produced with mastery...

Traditional Greek cuisine is a paradigm of the Mediterranean Diet. Many of the country’s food customs derive from the fasting dictates of the Greek Orthodox calendar, which means an abstention from all animal products and fish (but not seafood, which is bloodless) for about half...

Greeks love their pies; you can find them in all sort of shapes, salty or sweet, traditional or not, with thin pastry phyllo-sheets or crumbly, richer and thicker ones. Greek pies are a culinary masterpiece that have a large variety of scrumptious combinations! They express...

There are many proverbs in Greece and many are related to food. For example there is one that says “Love goes first through the stomach”. It seems our ancestors new something indeed. While many people outside of Greece have heard a lot about roasted octopus, souvlaki...

Wine Roads that are designed and supported by the Wine Producers Association of the Peloponnesian Vineyard (ENOAP), as part of the greek wine tours map, whose activities extend to the Ionian Islands, are one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The two southernmost...

The fragrant skillet-braised chicken called kotopoulo me dendrolivano (Rosemary Chicken) is a mainstay in the repertoire of home cooks all over Greece. To me, this is Greek home cooking at its best: maximum flavor extracted from a handful of simple ingredients. Oregano is the herb...

Simply Plated! One of the most telling characteristics of Greek cuisine is its regionality. Greece is a small country with a big table, much of it rooted in the regional traditions of the islands, mainland, and mountains. In this edition of the award-winning Simply Plated! we decided...

Visiting Modiano Market is a must. Known as one of the most vibrant areas of Thessaloniki, with the hustle and bustle of activity six days of the week (closed on Sunday). It’s a trip that will not disappoint. An area of small and medium size...