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Articles in Greek Food and Beverages

Eat Tzatziki & Skordalia, it makes you sexier!

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A mouthful of Tzatziki or Skordalia with fresh garlic might not sound like the best start to a romantic evening, but garlic has long had a reputation as an aphrodisiac. This is connected with its classification as a "hot" herb.... Read full article

Greek Beer

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Who said that Greece is only famous for ouzo, raki and good wine? Greek beers may not be as popular as in other European countries, but there are some serious efforts worth mentioning, and even more worth tasting!... Read full article

Frappé coffee

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Frappé is a Greek iced coffee drink made from instant coffee. Accidentally invented by a Nescafe representative named Dimitris Vakondios in 1957 in the city of Thessaloniki, it is now the most popular coffee among Greek youth and foreign tourists.... Read full article

Loukoumades

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Loukoumades (Greek), loukmades (Cypriot), Greek: λουκουμάδες, singular λουκουμάς, loukoumas), are pastries made of deep fried dough soaked in syrup, chocolate sauce or honey, with cinnamon and sometimes sprinkled with sesame or grated walnuts.... Read full article

Greek Tzatziki

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Greek Tzatziki is a sauce served with grilled meats or as a dip. It is made of strained yogurt mixed with cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, vinegar or lemon juice, and herbs like dill, mint, parsley, thyme etc. and always served cold.... Read full article

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