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Sweet olive preserve

04.04.2018 in Gastronomy

Sweet olive preserve   Olive trees are found in regions all over Greece, but it is the Kalamata oil and table olives, grown in the Messinian Bay, that bear prominent quality and rank higher in international export demand. Here’s a “sweet” way to enjoy the delicacy that is the Kalamata olive!   Ingredients 2,2 pounds of Kalamata olives 15 oz. sugar 8,4 fl. oz. water 4 tbsp. of pickling lime 2 basil leaves Juice of 1 lemon Directions Soak the olives in a bowl of water overnight. In a tub, dissolve the pickling lime in 135 fluid ounces and put…

Holiday Season “City Breaks”

18.12.2016 in Travel

Holiday Season “City Breaks” As we enter the holiday season, we propose a holiday option entirely different from the typical getaways to the Greek countryside or islands; we recommend urban tourism, globally known as City Breaks, for a few pleasurable days in one of the many urban centers of the country! For those who haven’t had the chance to experience an “urban experience” or are not familiar with the “city break” concept, it’s worth mentioning that the trend of urban tourism is growing worldwide due to its role in separating “seasonality” with tourism (especially important for countries like Greece). Urban…