Photos of the week: Easter barbeque

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In Greece, Easter is a family affair, a time to feast on all the foods forbidden during Lent, surrounded by friends and family. The day calls for barbecue; the tradition calls for lamb, roast on a spit over charcoal, a … Continue reading


FAQ: Are these bagels?

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What are those bagel-like things that people eat? There are piles of them sold at every corner and every Greek seems to munch at one while briskly walking to work. They are not bagels. They are called koulouria (singular: koulouri; … Continue reading