Monday , March 1 2021

Zakynthos Life

Zakynthian life is varied and plentiful, and many love it whether they’re local or a visitor.

Greek Food:- Fava. Yellow Spilt peas

This Creamy and super tasty dish is the perfect starter for a cold winter’s day. If you’ve been looking for a fava recipe that actually tastes like the one served in Greece, then you have to try this authentic Greek fava recipe. Serve as a delicious appetizer or dip with …

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Zakynthos……. wishes from two talented artists

Poetry and Music, what better way to wish Zakynthians world wide a happy New Year. Zakynthos Informer heard the song and watched the video and wanted to pass on the wishes to all worldwide! We got in touch with the artist John Pantakis and asked him about the song. Although, …

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PORK EXOTIKO OR KLEFTIKO

Kleftiko is a traditional Greek slow-cooked stew, usually made from pork or lamb, potatoes, hard cheese and Mediterranean herbs. Here’s what you need;- Ingredients – up to 6 servings 1 1/2 kilos pork with bone, cut into large pieces 1 to 2 pieces per portion or 1 kilo pork without …

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Zakynthos…. Saint Nicholaos,Christmas celebrations start.

We know him here, in Zakynthos, as Agios Nikolaos. (Saint Nicholas). For many Zakynthians, St. Nicholas day which is celebrated on the 6th December, would probably be the start of Christmas celebrations. As for the Islander’s fishermen, it was on this day that most had their ships decorated in commemoration …

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Zakynthian delights….. Spinach and rice (spanakorizo)

Wild greens is a must in any Zakynthian home. You often see Zakynthians gathering all sorts of wild greens as they walk through the fields, mountains and river banks. Wild spinach is no difference. There are a few areas around Zakynthos that you can gather wild spinach, as long as …

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Zakynthos:- Sport A.O Tsilivi.

Football Season is well underway AO Tsilivi, improved performance but no goal The match with Achaiki on Sunday 25th October left a bittersweet taste for the team and the fan of our very own Tsilivi football team. Although the team showed an improvement in their performance they were unable to …

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Zakynthian poem turned into a song… (VIDEO)

Good Morning to all our members!! This morning I leave you to listen to a Zakynthian song which originally was a poem by Leneta Strani. However, the song was given melody by John Pantakis just recently. The word Barcarole meaning a song traditionally sung by Venetian gondoliers talks about romance. …

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Zakynthos:- Lithakia “A song for everyone” by Ionio Kyma

Morning all and ΚΑΛΗ ΕΒΔΟΜΑΔΑ (have a good week).. In the village of Lithakia yesterday we saw the “Ionio Kyma” serande the villagers. This type of entertainment is typically Zakynthian. In these particular songs they tell a story. http:// In the song below, the singer is telling the people that …

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4th August, we pay tribute to Zakynthian, Dionysios Solomos and the National Anthem of Greece.

Today we pay tribute not only to our National Anthem but to our poet and patriot Zakynthian, Dionysios Solomos. This brilliant minded young man, with a devoted passion for his homeland. A man who fought for his country. Proving that through the power of his words, his country could be …

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