Macarounes

Close-up of Greek ‘Macarounes’ long pasta, like thin Italian tagliatelle served with minced meat and grated cheese on top

The macarounes are a fresh traditional pasta of the Dodecanese islands, found mainly in Kasos, Karpathos and Kalymnos. They are often made in the shape of long pasta, like thin […]

Macedonian halva

Close-up of Greek ‘Macedonian halva’

The refugees that arrived in Greece and settled in the northern Greek region of Macedonia after the destruction of the city of Smyrna (modern-day Izmir in Turkey) in 1922, started […]