The Yiayia’s Food Gift Box

The Yiayia’s Food Gift Box

$ 100.00

A gift box full of Greek goodies to share with your loved ones and feel like you are in Greek yiayia’s kitchen.

The Yiayia’s Food Gift Box contains: 
  • “Trahanas” Traditional Pasta with Vegetables 
  • Oregano Seasoning 
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Lemon 
  • Cretan Balsamic Vinegar 
  • Ceramic bowl 
  • Lucky Eye Bracelet 

“Trahanas” Traditional Pasta with Vegetables: Trahanas is a tiny, pebble-shaped grain product. It is one of the oldest foods in the Eastern Mediterranean, still loved by modern Greeks. In this gift box you will find a 400gr package of “Trahanas” with vegetables, made in Crete island from white flour, whole wheat flour and vegetables, with no preservatives. 

Oregano Seasoning: To Minoan Civilization, herbs and spices have been utilized to heal the body, mind and spirit. With freshly ground spices from herbs, you will break free from the  traditional cooking - butter and salt. A 40gr package of oregano from a premium spices’ collection of 100% natural products, produced in Crete. 

Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Lemon:  Extra virgin olive oil produced on Crete island, the largest island on the Aegean sea. The olive oil from Koroneiki olive variety is infused with lemon aromas resulting in a super-charged vinaigrette (Ladolemono as it is called in Greek). Cherish the olive tree, the fruit and the farmers involved in this extra virgin olive oil’s production. It comes in a 250ml round glass bottle. 

Balsamic Vinegar from Crete: Cretan balsamic vinegar from aged wine and concentrated grape must. With a good depth of flavour and subtle sweetness, perfect for everyday use in dressings, marinades and sauces. It comes in a 250ml round glass bottle. 

Ceramic bowl: Following the techniques and the tradition of their ancestors, the modern people of Crete, especially in the villages, express their creativity by making objects of excellent quality. Ceramics is still the basic occupation of many inhabitants, who make not only decorative pottery but also utensils. 

Greek lucky eye bracelet: The classic Greek “lucky eye” symbol charm aims to ward off the effects of the Matiasma. Matiasma means “evil eye” in Greek, and is often shortened to mati which means eye. Charms shaped like eyes worn on a necklace or a bracelet “reflect” the evil. The lucky eye is the most commonly talked about ancient tradition in the Greek Isles. Celebrate Greek culture with a Greek lucky eye bracelet!