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The Top 3 Favourite Greek Christmas Sweets

As the holiday season descends upon Greeks, the air is infused with the warm aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon, honey, and the sweet anticipation of festive treats. Among the array of delightful desserts that grace Greek tables during Christmas, three classics stand out as timeless symbols of the Holiday Joy is —Melomakarona, Kourabiedes, and Baklava. Let’s

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Moustalevria – The Sweet Essence of Greek Tradition

Moustalevria – The Sweet Essence of Greek Tradition

Wine, a time-honoured symbol of Greek culture, has woven itself into the very fabric of this ancient civilization. The Greeks, in their expansive wisdom, propagated the art of grape cultivation and winemaking across their colonies, laying the foundation for some of the Mediterranean’s most renowned wine regions. But Greece’s vinous heritage isn’t limited to wine

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The easiest Tsoureki recipe to make Greek Easter Bread

The easiest Tsoureki recipe to make Greek Easter Bread

If you’ve ever visited Greece, you’ve probably noticed the beautifully braided bread displayed in bakeries and markets. These bread are known as Tsoureki but we also call it Greek Easter Bread. Tsoureki is a sweet braided bread that is traditionally made during Easter or holidays but can be enjoyed year-round. It is usually flavored with

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Let’s Bake Melomakarona – The ultimate Greek Christmas cookie!

Let’s Bake Melomakarona – The ultimate Greek Christmas cookie!

While we make Melomakarona all year around at Select Bakery, around Christmas we make triple batches! It is a truly a special time, as the smells of cinnamon, orange, and honey waft through the kitchen all day long. The Greek word melomakarona is pronounced meh-loh-mah-kah-roh-nah and comes from the word “meli”, which means honey in

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Greek Orthodox Easter Traditions Chapter 1

Easter to Greeks is considered to be the most important holiday of all the Greek traditional holidays. With so many customs, traditions and a direct tie to specific foods. Many Greeks will be counting down the days until Pascha (Easter) and looking forward to spending this special feast with their family and friends. First and

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The top desserts of Greek Easter

The top desserts of Greek Easter

As Easter approaches, many traditional Greek households will be baking away in preparation for Great Lent and Holy Pascha (Easter). The sweet aromas of moustokouloura, koulourakia and tsourekia will fill these homes once again. Many of us will be looking forward to these delicious baked goods and the traditions that go along with them. Although

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