25th March for Foodies

Greek Independence Day and The Annunciation 25th of March is a Greek National Holiday. A double holiday combining history and religion. It is also called Greek Independence Day because it commemorates the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821. The same day coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of The Annunciation. Annunciation Day honors […]

Clean Monday or Koulouma for Foodies

Food is one of the most important aspects of Greek everyday life and culture. This is no different in the Greek Orthodox fasting periods. Although Lent – the 40-days fasting pre-Easter  – is about mourning and abstinence, there is an abundance of special fasting products available making Lent just another glorious Greek culinary experience. Let’s […]

A tour of the best Food Around Athens

Best Food Around Athens? If you are a follower of my Family Experiences Blog,  you are probably well aware by now that I love Athens and I love food…In an effort to combine these two passions and to find the best food around Athens, I signed up for a tour with Food Around Athens. A […]