The best classic pastry shops in Athens

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] The pastry shops of a city are an integral part of its daily life and culture. Buying sweets is part of our social behaviour. We buy them as a gift, as an expression of love, as part of a social habit (during the holiday seasons),…

Soaked in syrup : The best galaktoboureko in Athens

Galaktoboureko is a traditional syrupy sweet dessert made in a baking pan consisting mainly of phyllo and custard cream. There are various recipes and ways to prepare it but the cream usually has a lemon or vanilla flavour, while the syrup is made from sugar and water. Although it is considered traditionally Greek, some believe…