Afrina

The white treasure extracted from salty lagoons or the surface of the rocks where the sea dries in the sun, is the blossom of salt, the afrina as it is […]

Agnopita

Agnopita is a pan-fried mizithra pita. Its name derives from the pita made with “agnos” (pure) dough, which in Crete refers to a very soft dough and, for this particular pita as traditionally made, calls for dough […]

Agoureleo

The term agoureleo designates the olive oil produced from unripe green olives. The chlorophyll of unripe olives gives the resulting olive oil an intense green color, as well as enhanced […]

Ahladakia

The amygdalota is a distinctive candy customarily offered on special occasions and celebrations as well as to one’s guests. Traditional amygdalota are shaped like small pears known as ahladakia (Greek […]

Akanes

Akanes is a traditional sweet of Serres. Their appearance resembles loukoumi, but they have a unique, strong flavor due to the fact that they contain butter from sheep and goat’s […]

Alaniaris kokoras

Alaniaris kokoras means ‘free-range rooster’ in Greek. If there is a food that is emblematic of the Peloponnese and Epirus region – one that is inextricably linked to the life […]

Alisiva

Alisiva, otherwise known as ash water or lye, is a mixture made by boiling ash from burnt wood that has been boiled in water. The traditional lye solution is used […]

Ambelofassoula

Ambelofassoula (string beans) are also called psila fasolia (‘fine beans’) and are a particular bean variety. They are pale white in color and have a characteristic black spot in the middle. They […]

Amygdalota

Amygdalota is one of the most famous types of Greek sweets. Found in many regions, five of them are celebrated in particular: those of in Kymi, Andros, Spetses, Hydra, and […]

Anevates tiganites

Literally “raised pancakes”. Anevates tiganites are very similar to loukoumades. Traditionally, they are made with sourdough, where a gruel-like mixture of yeast, flour and water is created. The gruel is […]

Anthogala

Anthogala is the “blossom” of milk, that is, its fat. In essence, it consists mainly of the fat of goat’s milk with the addition of salt, which gives it a rich […]

Anthonero

Anthonero (bitter orange blossom water) The anthonero (rosewater) is the distillate produced by boiling water enriched with bitter orange flowers. Other flowers can be used as well, but those of […]