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10 Gifts for the Greek Cook and Entertainer


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If you're Greek, I don't even have to ask you if you have someone in your life who's an avid cook. It's kind of in the DNA, am I right? Greeks generally LOVE to cook and have company over. Food, family and friends are the cornerstone of the culture in many ways. Here are some gift ideas to keep the Greek cook in your life happy and busy!

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Handcrafted Wooden Gift Pack - Enjoy a natural product based on extra virgin olive oil and fresh organic Garlic, Basil, Oregano, Red Hot Pepper and Lemon. Created using top quality extra virgin olive oil and fresh organic herbs infused together in a delicious flavor combination. Packed in a handcrafted wooden display perfect for gifting or for Kitchen counter-top display. A must for every household. Enjoy this stunning quality product which uses the Single Origin Oil of only the Best Ultra Premium Quality. A must for every foodie and household.

The Tears of Chios! Natural mastiha is a resin used in cooking, perfumery, medicine and cosmetics. It's frequently used in the Greek kitchen to flavor breads, pastries and cookies.

This is a great all-purpose Greek seasoning for the Greek cook! Made in small batches, this will bring the Mediterranean to your kitchen. 

Authentic Greek saffron grown in the famous Greek saffron town of Kozani. This beautiful and storied spice is used in rice dishes, chicken dishes and vegetables dishes, as well as some seafood dishes.


This organic tea is loaded with antioxidants and polyphenols, and is so tasty and comforting! Greek mountain tea is a famous folk remedy said to provide numerous health benefits. A delicious and soothing herbal tea!

These are just fun! Use them as cupcake toppers, party food decorations, or for hors d'oeuvre. 


Are you doing something for New Year's Eve? Whether you're throwing a little party or just want to toast with your family,  here are some elegant champagne flutes to help get the party started. Each glass holds 9 oz. of bubbly. 

This is listed as a Greek yogurt maker, but it's really more for straining homemade yogurt and making it thicker, like Greek yogurt. Comes with a stainless steel strainer and recipe book. 

A kicky and bright mati tablecloth to spruce up a kitchen or dining room table! Machine-washable and easy care, this is a fun and modern take on a very old motif!


I am a huge Diane Kochilas fan girl! I religiously watch her fantastic show "My Greek Table" on PBS. Even seasoned cooks like to try something new now and then. Give the gift of inspiration with a great new cookbook to help your favorite Greek cook add to their repertoire! Diane has great cookbooks like "Ikaria", "My Greek Table", "The Greek Vegetarian", "Mediterranean Grilling" and more!

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