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Winners of 1st Week and Next Giveaway

Hello my friends! Today, as promised I am giving you the winners of the first giveaway. As you can see in the picture below the numbers that were randomly selected were: 10, 11, 3, 5, 7 These numbers match with: Sabina, Evelyne, Susan, MJ and Mia Maria correspondingly. Congratulations to all the winners and please...

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Ten Years of Culinary Flavors

It’s been a while since my last post, but I had a very good reason for refrain from blogging. My husband has gone through a sudden health problem serious enough to send us to the hospital. These past few weeks have been a bit difficult for me, but fortunately, we managed to get it over...

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Pork Tenderloin with Apples in Beer and Curry Sauce

Apples have been growing in this corner of the world since ancient years. Greek mythology is full of tales that, at some point, involve an apple somewhere by someone. I have already mentioned the myth of Atalante and Hippomenes and there is also the famous story of Eris who threw an apple saying “To the...

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Kuku Paka Style Chicken

Last weekend Greece has experienced a very rare natural phenomenon; a medicane. The word medicane comes from the Mediterranean and hurricane. It is a cyclone that can happen once or twice every year. It starts as a storm and as it moves, it turns to a cyclone. Medicanes have many common characteristics with hurricanes, those...

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Chestnut Truffles

Achilles was the son of the Nereid Thetis and of Peleus, the king of the Myrmidons. Zeus and Poseidon had been rivals for the hand of Thetis until Prometheus, the fore-thinker, warned Zeus of a prophecy that Thetis would bear a son greater than his father. For this reason, the two gods withdrew their pursuit,...

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Pastitsio Bread Rolls

Pasticcio in Italian means “mess” and indeed Pastitsio is a dish that combines pasta, ground meat and bechamel. The name was established during 17th century in Italy. There are several variations of pastitsio that include dough, pasta and meat ragù. Pasticcio alla Ferrarese is a type of calzone which is stuffed with pasta, meat, mushrooms...

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Stracciatella Ice Cream

One of my most wished trip was that of going to Rome. Although Rome is only couple of hours by plain from Athens it was a trip I have never made. I have always said to my husband about this it seemed that we never got the time to do it. I had my son...