24th TFD – Blind Ambition

“Blind Ambition” – a documentary film about four men, four Zimbabwean men that, with a lot of strength and ambition, form their countrie’s first wine tasting olympics team. Brought together through destiny and hope, Joseph, Pardon, Marivin and Tinashe carry the prideness for their country Zimbabwe throughout their whole journey. Even thought they are so […]

Learning foreign languages

Lost in Translation: Mother Tongue Day

Six participants from different countries. Three recipes written in different languages. Three cooking challenges. Will our volunteers be able to cook a traditional dish from another country by only reading instructions written in a language that is not their own? Watch to find it out! The teams: Check Republic vs Ukraine France vs Italy Spain […]

Food industry: 10 rules to be an informed consumer

Our diet has radically changed in the last 100 years and the food industry is an active part of this process. We have lost sight of the concept of eating well, but above all, we no longer wonder “Where does our food come from?” That’s what modern industry does: it makes you see the world […]

Tell me how you drink the coffee
and I’ll tell you who you are

Coffee. Without doubts European countries are affected by this culture. Coffee is a pleasure – sometimes a need – that a large number of people claim to be almost dependent. Swiftly consumed at the bar counter. Slowly drank at a bar table for hours. Greece boasts – as well as Turkey and the Balkans – a deeply rooted coffee tradition. Despite the fact that in recent years the fashion of Freddo Cappuccino and Freddo Espresso is depopulated, Greek coffee remains a peculiarity.

How to eat in Thessaloniki

What an invitation! Epiculiar, a lifestyle organisation in Thessaloniki specializing in food tours trough out the city invited us to go on a trial tour with them. Our tour guide Danai who grew up in Thessaloniki and then went to England for university came back to her hometown a few months ago and guided us through the city centre and its hidden gems. By showing us authentic spots in Thessaloniki she guided us through the city and indulged us in the real Greek lifestyle.