Olive Oil

Olive Oil Olive Oil, Oregano and Lemon are probably the 3 main ingredients that Hellenic (Greek) cuisine is identified with.  In my last writing I spoke about Oregano, so now let’s take a deeper look into Olive Oil and its relationship with Greek cuisine and culture.   We will touch on...

Greek Herb of the Month

Greek Oregano - Ρίγανη  (pronounced REE-gah-nee) Origins- Origanum vulgare The name comes from two ancient Greek words.  Oros and Ganos.  Oros means the mountain and Ganos means the brilliance of joy.  Oreganos is then referred to as the brilliant joy of the mountain. Anyone who walks when it is in...