Taramasalata or taramosalata is a Greek appetizer/dip made from tarama, the salted roe (fish eggs) of cod or grey mullet mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, and a base of bread or potatoes.
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Would you like to cook a delicious Greek dish, which is also a great alternative for a Christmas table?
Pork with celery and lemon sauce! (vegetarians can replace the pork with mushrooms )

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There are 300 varieties of grape cultivated by more than 150,000 farmers in Greece.  Greece produces some outstanding wines, thanks to its climate – rain doesn’t disrupt the harvesting and the endless sunshine allows for maximum ripening. With a little imagination, the future of the country’s wines could be “rosé” (rosy).
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It’s been over two years since I first visited Kythira. I got to know the olive oil of this beautiful Greek island through a friend in Holland. The moment I tasted it, I wanted more. While I have been to Greece over the last 20 years, I had never visited Kythira. It was early October when I checked the island out on the internet. To my surprise, I read that it was possible to go to Kythira and pick olives right then. Albert and Anita, (also former Omilo-students and the Dutch owners of Fos ke Choros guesthouse**), apparently organized olive picking holidays. I found the idea of a holiday that blended work and pleasure immediately appealing.
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Let’s go for a coffee! Πάμε για καφέ! Drinking coffee is a vital part of the Greek culture. It is not just about drinking “a coffee”, a whole ritual goes with it. Coffee breaks in Greece are serious affairs and last long! When a Greek tells you: “Let’s go for a coffee”, make sure you don’t have any plans for the next few hours.
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In winter, everyone’s looking for ways to keep warm! Cooking Greek food might be a good idea? In most of your countries the winter and cold last for many months, so what could be better than a hot, tasty dish from Greece’s great culinary tradition?

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