Herbal Drinks

Herbal drinks, hot or cold, are very popular and easy to prepare. The rule is: one or one-half teaspoon of herb for a cup of water. When you use roots, rinds, or leaves, it is best to finely chop them first before use. The kitchen utensils required to make an infusion or tea should be …

Tips for Herbs & Wild Plants

Tips for Purchasing Herbs & Wild Plants If you leave in the country, but do not have the knowledge required to identify specific herbs and wild plants, or the time to harvest them yourselves, look for them in your local market or greengrocer. It is advisable to find out the origin of then herbs and …

The Nutritional Value of Wild Greens – Herbs and Fruits

In 1999 the National Centre of Nutrition, of the National School for Public Health, headed by Mrs. Antonia Trichopoulou, in collaboration with the Hellenic Chemistry Laboratory and company RTD of Food Industry (ETAT.S.A.) conducted a large-scale research concerning the nutritional value of a group of 17 different wild herbs which were used in cottage pie …

Syros Beaches

Syros is a lovely island of Cyclades, world renowned for its distinctive colorful architecture and the majestic landscapes. It is an island of special charms and character, with the coastline only adding to that uniqueness. Syros beaches are both sandy and pebbled, organized and secluded. There are places that will allow you to dive in …

Syros Churches

Syros is a wonderful blend of Orthodox and Catholic religion, with impressive Syros churches adding to the island’s distinct character. From small picturesque chapels with breathtaking sea views to imposing cathedrals, there are splendid architectural wonders depicting the devoutness of the island. The religious tradition here is indisputable, with the freedom of spirit celebrated all …