Author Archives: The Hellenic Odyssey


Amigdalota Greek Almond Biscuis Recipe

Greek Almond biscuits that are quick and easy to make yet super delicious Amigdalota are a traditional Greek biscuits that are full of flavour yet consist of very few ingredients. This makes them very appealing to make as a quick and easy treat. Ingredients 350g almond meal (ground almonds) 250g icing sugar 1 teaspoon almond […]

Melbourne Food Tours – Queen Victoria Market Mediterranean Food Tours

Queen Victoria market walking food tour

Walking Food Experience Tours Melbourne Join us for a guided walking tour of Melbourne’s most popular and iconic market, Queen Victoria (QV). Enjoy a Melbourne Food Tour and see what Melbourne Food Experiences are all about. Get to know QV Market and discover all the culinary delights of the Mediterranean cuisine. Get ready to explore […]

BLOG: How to elevate the sensory experience of food, starting with the humble Greek Salad?

Greek Salad Recipe Greek Food

Ever wondered why food tastes better in other countries. The Greek Salad is one example. The Greek salad has been around for a long time, with many variations being offered in Australia and all over the world. In fact, the Greeks themselves argue over what should and shouldn’t be included in the ingredients list. The […]

INTERVIEW: Dimi Harpas, dietitian and nutritionist of Eat Live Mediterranean

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Accredited practicing dietitian and accredited nutritionist Dimi Harpas of Eat Live Mediterranean talks all things Mediterranean, diet and wellbeing. Below is the interview. If you would like to know more about Eat Live Mediterranean please click here:   We were so excited to follow your journey through Crete this year. What are your thoughts […]


There are a few different Greek halva varieties. This version uses semolina as its base. Here is the recipe for my grandmother’s halva. Everyone, and when I say everyone, I mean EVERYONE loves it. Halva is a semolina based dessert, with very few ingredients but lots of sugar. That’s probably why everyone loves it so […]

INTERVIEW: Christine Polyzos, Creator of Kali Orexi Melbourne

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All things Greek,our interview Christine Polyzos, creator of Kali Orexi. Below is the interview. If you want to know more about Christine and Kali Orexi please click here. The idea of Kali Orexi came to you whilst you were on holiday in Greece and is a project driven by the heart. Can you tell us […]

INTERVIEW: Dietitians Desi Carlos and Lisa Peterson of Two Greek Girls Cooking

Mediterranean Diet

Interview with Mediterranean experts including the benefits of adopting the Mediterranean diet I had the opportunity to interview Dietitians Desi Carlos and Lisa Peterson of Two Greek Girls Cooking. Below is the interview. If you want to know more about the Two Greek Girls Cooking and their upcoming Mediterranean diet expo click here When and […]