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Tripping over Greece: Naxos

Greece’s long and turbulent civilization lay scattered throughout the country. It’s as easy to stumble across millenniums old remnants of everyday life in the...

Memories of Greece: Agia Marina, Aegina

Aegina is an easy island to the Athens mainland to go. A sandy beach is what tourists dream of. Before the 2020 pandemic, I...

Memories of Russia: Cathedral of the Archangel Michael, Kremlin, Moscow

I had a piece of good luck in traveling to Russia before covid-19 and Middle East problems. “We are passing by the Cathedral of...

Review: Aphrodite’s Sweets in Queens, New York

You need not scale up the heights of Mount Olympus in order to relish a dish and treats that are fit for the deities...

My visit to Artsakh

“There is no Alternative to Freedom” was a banner prominently displayed on an apartment building in Stepanakert, of the Armenian Republic of Artsakh during...

Tinos Food Paths: preserving heritage

The whole idea behind Tinos Food Paths, Giorgos says, is “to keep the chain of knowledge alive from one generation to another.” Soft spoken, young...

Women in Olive Oil: New Group Becomes a Global Movement

In April 2020, Jill Myers founded Women in Olive Oil (WIOO), starting with a small Facebook group that expanded globally in just a few...

Memories of Armenia: Temple of Garni

Kim Kardashian was there. World leaders visited this Greek temple. Armenian Americans of the Holy Martyrs Apostolic Church of Bayside before Covid-19 visited. I...

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...

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