Month: October 2013

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Santorini Fava with Shrimps

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today 73 years ago Italy gave to Greece an ultimatum asking for unconditional surrender. The, back then, Prime Minister of Greece John Metaxas (a dictator nonetheless) responded “NO” and with this little word my country has entered the 2nd World War. Greeks fought against the Italian...

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Feta Cheese Quiche

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the words Greek food? I bet one of the first things that you recollect is feta cheese. Indeed feta cheese is one of the most recognizable and well known Greek foods around the world. Since 2002, feta has been a protected designation...

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Galaktoboureko

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! As I have mentioned in a previous post after the loss of war from Turkey in 1922, Greece had to accept about 1,500,000 Greek refugees from Asia Minor who had to abandon their homes and land and come here. Greece at that time was completely broke...

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Keftedàkia ( Greek Meatballs)

Ouzo is a Greek spirit that has evolved from tsipouro which in turn it was created by some 14th century monks on Mount Athos. Tsipouro was flavored with anise and that is called today ouzo. In 2006 Greece won the right to label ouzo, tsipouro and tsikoudia as products with a Protected Designation of Origin....