Tough day at work? Have a couple of drinks – you may age better as a result. People who drank one or two alcoholic beverages daily aged better than those who drank less, or were teetotal, research from the University of Iowa claims to have found. The...

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...

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...