It’s time to go green!

It’s time to go green!

Where does your bottle of olive oil reside in your kitchen? Does it sit next to the cooker? Or is it kept in the kitchen cupboard? These are really important points to think about as your choice of location will determine how well the oil is looked after. Extra virgin...
What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

At a glance, the answer to this question is pretty simple. The juice that is extracted from olives once they are pressed into oil. But once they are pressed, cold pressed for that matter, we see different variants of olive oil available, virgin, extra virgin and...
Melomakarona – Greek Honey Cookies with Nuts

Melomakarona – Greek Honey Cookies with Nuts

by Olive Branch Lovely christmassy cookies based with extra virgin olive oil and topped with honey. These moist cake-like cookies are flavoured with orange and brandy that are bathed in a sweet honey syrup and topped with chopped almonds and sesame seeds – a...
Kala Xristouyena – Merry Christmas

Kala Xristouyena – Merry Christmas

At Christmas time in Greece, there is a wonderful tradition of decorating boats with lights and singing Christmas Carol’s in front of it. This tradition has declined over time, but you will still see these delightful illuminations in Greece, which are again growing in...

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