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Ever had "galatopita" or "milk pie?" Consider trying this wonderful recipe provided by Elena Paravantes — aka OliveTomat...
06/17/2021
Greek Custard Pie – Galatopita by Olive Tomato - The Pappas Post

Ever had "galatopita" or "milk pie?" Consider trying this wonderful recipe provided by Elena Paravantes — aka OliveTomato — a registered dietitian, nutritionist and writer specializing in the Mediterranean diet.

Galatopita or galopita basically translates to milk pie. It is a baked custard cake or pie, but our version has no crust.

Most people have heard of oregano, but what about its less famous cousin, marjoram? Greek marjoram boasts a mild flowery...
06/16/2021
Introducing Greek Marjoram: A Healthy, Tasty Cousin to Oregano - The Pappas Post

Most people have heard of oregano, but what about its less famous cousin, marjoram? Greek marjoram boasts a mild flowery and peppery aroma with hints of citrus, which makes it ideal for many Mediterranean dishes and beverages.

Most people have heard of oregano, but what about its less famous cousin, marjoram? Greek marjoram is an aromatic herb that grows on the islands of

TODAY IS THE FINAL DAY FOR PRE-ORDERSToday, June 15, 2021 is the final day to get your pre-orders in for any of these ha...
06/15/2021

TODAY IS THE FINAL DAY FOR PRE-ORDERS

Today, June 15, 2021 is the final day to get your pre-orders in for any of these handmade Holiday ornaments. Because these items are meticulously mouth-blown and hand-painted in a workshop of artisans in Poland, the Christmas ornament capital of the world and the process to make each one can take upwards f 72 hours, we must order these in advance in order to have them in time for the Christmas season. https://olivegrovemarket.com/collections/the-holidays

These aren't your average nachos... Thank you to our reader Jenny from Vancouver who put a unique twist on one of the mo...
06/15/2021
Nachos With a Greek Twist via Canada - The Pappas Post

These aren't your average nachos... Thank you to our reader Jenny from Vancouver who put a unique twist on one of the most iconic Mexican dishes.

No, the Greeks didn't invent nachos... But one of our readers from Canada was feeling creative and found a way to put a fresh and flavorful spin on this

Officials in Athens have complained to Skopje over its national football team's use of initials which, they say, run con...
06/15/2021
Greek Officials File Complaint Over Team's Initials - The Pappas Post

Officials in Athens have complained to Skopje over its national football team's use of initials which, they say, run contrary to the name agreement.

Greek government officials have filed official complaints to the European Football (Soccer) Federation (UEFA) over the initials used by North Macedonia at

This book offers a fascinating view of post-Civil War America through the eyes of the first Greek ambassador to the Unit...
06/14/2021
Memoirs of First Greek-US Ambassador Offer Glimpse Into Post-Civil War America - The Pappas Post

This book offers a fascinating view of post-Civil War America through the eyes of the first Greek ambassador to the United States. It may be the earliest recorded Greek account of the New World, written long before the large-scale arrival of Greek immigrants that began in the 1890s.

This book offers us a fascinating view of post-Civil War America era through the eyes of the country's first Greek ambassador.

In a special video, VICE News visits the Greek island of Ikaria, where one in three people lead social lives well into t...
06/14/2021
Vice News Visits Ikaria, The Island With the Oldest Life Expectancy Worldwide - The Pappas Post

In a special video, VICE News visits the Greek island of Ikaria, where one in three people lead social lives well into their 90s and meals consist of locally made vegetables, seafood, olive oil — and at least two glasses of wine.

Ikaria, a tiny Greek island in the Aegean Sea, is known as a blue zone, a special place where life expectancy is much higher than the rest of the world.

Remembering a Greek-Canadian immigrant whose unique culinary creation has both infuriated and delighted pizza enthusiast...
06/13/2021
Remembering Hawaiian Pizza Inventor Sam Panopoulos - The Pappas Post

Remembering a Greek-Canadian immigrant whose unique culinary creation has both infuriated and delighted pizza enthusiasts for decades.

Sliced pineapples with ham, cheese and tomato sauce was for a long time an unthinkable combination for restaurant-goers worldwide... until, one day, a

06/12/2021

If you could own a home on any Greek Island, which one would it be?

As more than 20 productions are expected to shoot in Greece this summer, a little known story about the two Hollywood di...
06/12/2021
How Hollywood Fell in Love With Greece - The Pappas Post

As more than 20 productions are expected to shoot in Greece this summer, a little known story about the two Hollywood divas who should be credited with opening the doors to Greece.

Sophia Loren dazzled global audiences in the first ever Hollywood production shot in Greece way back in 1957. “Boy on a Dolphin” was her first role in

Earlier today we shared haunting images from one of World War II's worst Nazi massacres that took place in mainland Gree...
06/10/2021
On This Day June 10, 1944: Nazi Atrocities, Greek Philotimo Documented in Swede's Testimony - The Pappas Post

Earlier today we shared haunting images from one of World War II's worst Nazi massacres that took place in mainland Greek village. Read a revealing eyewitness testimony about the devastation... and the Greek people's telling response.

On June 10, 1944 Nazi German troops perpetrated one of the most atrocious crimes in all of World War II. For more than two hours they went door to door

The Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection announced its Library Research Fellows for 2021-2022 along with their project titles...
06/09/2021
Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection Fellows Researching Fascinating History - The Pappas Post

The Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection announced its Library Research Fellows for 2021-2022 along with their project titles, which include a wide range of historic research about the Greek American community.

The Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection has announced its Library Research Fellows for 2021-2022 along with their project titles, which offer a wide array of

Two social media influencers with large followings have launched a fundraiser aiming to reduce waste on Greek beaches. T...
06/09/2021
Social Media Influencers Launch Fundraiser to Reduce Waste on Greek Beaches - The Pappas Post

Two social media influencers with large followings have launched a fundraiser aiming to reduce waste on Greek beaches. The campaign aims to raise funds by selling custom-designed, reusable cups that show off your favorite coffee order.

Two independent content creators with large followings on social media have launched a fundraiser aiming to reduce waste on Greek beaches.

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06/08/2021
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In this guest article we proudly welcome Professor Alexander Kitroeff — eminent scholar, author and historian of the Gre...
06/07/2021
Greece’s Forgotten Cold War Orphans and America’s Complicity - The Pappas Post

In this guest article we proudly welcome Professor Alexander Kitroeff — eminent scholar, author and historian of the Greek American experience — who writes about Greece’s forgotten orphans of the Cold War and how America contributed to their plight through illegal adoptions.

Following is a piece written exclusively for The Pappas Post by Alexander Kitroeff, eminent professor, author and historian of the Greek American

Thought you couldn't enjoy your favorite Greek dishes because of gluten? Helen Tzouganatos, Australia's "gluten-free que...
06/07/2021
Three Amazing Recipes by Australia’s “Gluten-Free Queen" - The Pappas Post

Thought you couldn't enjoy your favorite Greek dishes because of gluten? Helen Tzouganatos, Australia's "gluten-free queen," has you covered. Try one or more of her recipes!

Even Greek food can be gluten-free — including these recipes by Australia-based cookbook author and TV personality Helen Tzouganatos.

Book Review: A Recipe for Daphne by Nektaria Anastasiadou is receiving widespread, international praise. The book takes ...
06/06/2021
Book Review: A Recipe for Daphne by Nektaria Anastasiadou - The Pappas Post

Book Review: A Recipe for Daphne by Nektaria Anastasiadou is receiving widespread, international praise. The book takes place in the historic community of "Rum" or Greeks of Istanbul, Turkey. Alexander Kitroeff reviewed it for us.

Nektaria Anastasiadou had audacity to set her debut novel in the most sacred of all cities for Greeks and employ its revered history and urban landscape

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