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Saturday, January 16, 2021

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Food and Travel

Cooking with Eleni Saltas: Yiayia’s Orzo (Kritharaki)

Yiayia’s Orzo (Kritharaki) When asked to share another recipe for this issue of Hellenic News of America, my first thought was a special recipe from...

Marathia on Tinos: traditional or avant garde?

Marathia Restaurant on Tinos Island aptly proves the superlatives you have heard on the creativity of Greek cuisine and the uncompromising beauty of Cyclades...

Cookbook author Eleni Saltas shares her favorite recipes with us

Eleni Saltas, a fourth-generation Greek-American living in Salt Lake City, Utah, recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of her cookbook, “All You Can Greek.”Eleni was...

On The Road to Constantinople: Repairs of Hagia Sophia Dome by 10th Century Armenian Architect

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them,” by Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaulti de Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer.1 Hagia Sophia...

Visiting the Heart and Soul of Greece: The Peloponessos

BY AURELIA   During the last five summers, I had visited and spent time on more than a dozen Greek islands, including Crete, Corfu, Mykonos, and...

Memories of Italy: The Birth of Venus, Uffizi Gallery

Aphrodite (or Venus to the Romans) was born near Paphos, Cyprus. The Greek myth says the Goddess of love and beauty was born from...

Pomegranate, Ermioni, youth intertwined

"Surely Love is a wonderful thing. Pearls and pomegranate cannot buy it...” ~ Oscar Wilde It’s appropriate that an ancient fruit should have a close...

Memories of the Road to Constantinople: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

“Today we view Hagia Sophia as an architectural achievement withstanding earthquakes. Famous for its dome. It is the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture,” said attorney...

Review: Neraki Greek Mediterranean brings patrons back to normalcy on Long Island

Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill is a fabulous Greek restaurant in the heart of Huntington, New York. HNA's Markos Papadatos has the scoop. As of Wednesday,...

Silk Road cuisine in the Pella Region

“We think of globalization as a uniquely modern phenomenon; yet 2,000 years ago too, it was a fact of life...” ― Peter Frankopan, The Silk...

Greek Chef Follows Her Dream in Preserving Peloponnesian Dishes

“I don’t want Greek recipes lost,” explained Mrs. Anastasia Lagga, Professional Chef/Author and TV Host. “I hosted a Greek cuisine TV Show never considering...

Hotel Hagiati is medieval Macedonia in Edessa

Hotel Hagiati offers the ambiance to experience Edessa’s present within its past. Occupying a historic stone merchant’s house a short stroll from Waterfalls Park, the...

Greek-American entrepreneur creates a new gin that brings you the natural flavors of Greece

A new savory gin has come to America featuring the flavors of Greece. Stray Dog Wild Gin combines nine different herbs and flavors that grow...

Memories of Italy: Basilica of Sant’ Apollinare in Classe

Basilica of Sant' Apollinare in Classe This unique Byzantine monument, Basilica of Sant’ Apollinare in Classe is not included in the standard tourist itinerary. When UNESCO inscribed...

In Byzantine Footsteps: Church St. Mary of Blachernae

By: Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor Visiting the historical Church of St. Mary of Blachernae or Panagia Blachernae Church in Constantinople (Istanbul) known to Greeks made...

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Children’s Hospital Receives Albany AHEPA Family Support

On January 7, 2021, the Albany AHEPA Family made a welcomed and generous donation of gifts and toys for the children and young adults...

 Isaak Papadopoulos: From a Boy at a Micrasiatic Village to a Lecturer at the University

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.”  Aristotle A courageous person is...

Το Ελληνοαμερικανικό Συμβούλιο στηρίζει τη Μητρ. Ζακύνθου στο «Navagio Gate»

Επιστολή συμπαράστασης στους Σεβασμιώτατους: Μητροπολίτη Ζακύνθου κ. Διονύσιο και Μητροπολίτη Δωδώνης κ. Χρυσόστομο απέστειλε το Ελληνοαμερικανικό Συμβούλιο αναφορικά με το «Navagio gate», μια ιστορία...

Philip and Alexander Matter

The Persian wars The first golden age of Greek civilization was the aftermath of the Greek victory over the Persian Empire of kings Darius and...