Author Archives: The Hellenic Odyssey


Amigdalota Greek Almond Biscuis Recipe

Amigdalota Greek Almond biscuits Amigdalota Greek almond biscuits are 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. The texture on the outside is crunchy yet on the inside they are quite soft and almost chewy like […]

Melbourne Food Tours – Queen Victoria Market Mediterranean Food Tours

Queen Victoria market walking food tour

Melbourne Food Tours 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 tours are all about. Get to know QV Market and discover all the culinary delights of the Mediterranean cuisine. Get ready to explore with all […]

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

Greek Salad Recipe Greek Food

About the Greek Salad Greek Salad deconstructed. 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. Today, we see many variations in Australia and all over the world. In fact, the Greeks themselves argue over what should and shouldn’t […]

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

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Eat Live Mediterranean Eat Live Mediterranean, 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 […]


Halva Greek Semolina Custard Halva – Greek Semolina Custard recipe. 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 […]

INTERVIEW: Christine Polyzos, Creator of Kali Orexi Melbourne

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Kali Orexi Melbourne Kali Orexi Melbourne for 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 visit her website. The idea of Kali Orexi came to you whilst you were on holiday in Greece and is a project […]



WANDERLUST GREECE CRETE Greece travel video on the largest Greek Island, Crete WANDERLUST GREECE CRETE. Season 4 of Discover Greece’s digital travel show “Wanderlust Greece”, is getting up close and personal and telling the story of what makes Crete tick. We’re looking into its soul, its personality. Its deepest secrets. This is Crete Confidential.   […]

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

Mediterranean Diet

Two Greek Girls Cooking Interview with Mediterranean experts including the benefits of adopting the Mediterranean diet Two Greek Girls Cooking interview. 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 […]