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We Only Use The Most Awarded Feta To Make Everything Better

Feta is the queen of Greek cheese. Greeks combine it with every food possible. It can be eaten with far many more dishes than our well known Greek Salad, and seldom will you find a Greek kitchen without feta in the fridge. We eat it as a dip, ‘Htipiti’ and it’s the perfect accompaniment to… Continue reading We Only Use The Most Awarded Feta To Make Everything Better

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The Ultimate Vegan Salad – our collaboration with Plant Based Pixie

At last…it’s *WATERMELON SEASON*! Last year you loved our watermelon and feta mint salad, photographed it, instagrammed it, tweeted about it and we can’t thank you enough. This year, after the successful launch of our new vegan menu in March, we decided to take things a step further. Our new watermelon salad this time is… Continue reading The Ultimate Vegan Salad – our collaboration with Plant Based Pixie

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ISLE OF WIGHT HEIRLOOM TOMATOES FOR THE GREEK SALAD WIN

The Greek salad is a staple of the Greek diet. It is one of the most famous salads, and you will find it listed in menus of non-Greek restaurants all over the world. We have seen it offered in French, Italian, Mexican, South African and Chinese restaurant menus – yes, Chinese! We even dare you… Continue reading ISLE OF WIGHT HEIRLOOM TOMATOES FOR THE GREEK SALAD WIN

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Greek Olive Oil – It’s All Greek To Us

Homer referred to it as ‘Liquid Gold’. Hippocrates used it as medication for most ailments. Ancient Greeks used it not only on their food, but also as a beauty product for hair, skin and even clothes. We say no Greek food is actually Greek, if made with lesser quality oil than Greek olive oil. That’s… Continue reading Greek Olive Oil – It’s All Greek To Us

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The Real Greek Vegan Menu Launch

The Greek diet has been the founding rock of what is known as the Mediterranean Diet. It was at first observed in Crete after WW2 when researchers tried to estimate what the lack of food had done to the health of the islands’ inhabitants. They were amazed to find that despite the lack of food,… Continue reading The Real Greek Vegan Menu Launch

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Mamma Mia! Cocktails & Competition!

The most important person to us Greeks, our mothers, will be celebrated this month. To show our appreciation to the pillars of the household, our “mana” in Greek, we have teamed up with the ‘ultimate feel-good show’ (Classic FM) MAMMA MIA!, bringing you some exciting news! MAMMA MIA! premiered in London 18 years ago on 23rd March 1999 – and it has thrilled more than 60 million… Continue reading Mamma Mia! Cocktails & Competition!

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It’s All Greek To Us: Greek Dolmades, Vegetarian Dolmades and Recipes

One of the most well-known Greek delicacies is the dolma. This is a food you will find made in many variations in every area of Greece and in every season. The name ‘dolma’ was borrowed by the Greeks from the Turks, however the food itself stems from ancient Greece. The ancient Greek dolmades were called ‘Thria’-Θρία-and… Continue reading It’s All Greek To Us: Greek Dolmades, Vegetarian Dolmades and Recipes

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It’s All Greek To Us: Gigandes aka Giant Beans

We firmly believe that Greek pulses have an unparalleled flavour. The white sparkling elephant beans of Kastoria, a city in the region of West Macedonia, are famous and sought after by all Greeks. Production is small, run by family owned co-ops, and the beans themselves are a P.G.I. product, meaning beans with a ‘Protected Geographical… Continue reading It’s All Greek To Us: Gigandes aka Giant Beans

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Souvlaki Sundays at The Real Greek

If you ask any Greek, eating a souvlaki is something done on a regular basis. Monthly to say the least, if not weekly. Souvlaki is our go-to comfort food, our favourite street food, our most beloved ‘fast’ food, our ‘no-time-to-cook-today’ food, one of the first ‘sandwiches’ any Greek child will eat as soon as we… Continue reading Souvlaki Sundays at The Real Greek