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Crab Meat Profiteroles

The second labor of Heracles was that of killing the Lernaean Hydra. Hydra was a horrible, serpentine monster that lived in the lake Lerna in Argolis. This monster was the offspring of Typhon and echidna and had nine heads one of which was immortal. Its breath was so poisonous and its blood so virulent that...

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Feta and Zucchini Fritters

One of the major figures of the Greek revolution against the Turkish domination was Theodore Kolokotronis. He was born in 1770 in a village of Peloponnese. In his age of 10 his father was killed by the Turks and that event marked his entire life. From the age of 15 he entered the “Armatolí” team...

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Avocado Chicken Salad

An anchovy is a small, common salt-water forage fish of the family Engraulidae. It can be found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Anchovies are usually classified as oily fish. They are small, green fish with blue reflections due to a silver-colored longitudinal stripe that...

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Four Type of Mushroom Pie

Scientists have found mushroom debris that date from 400 million years. In ancient Greece mushrooms were considered to be a very fine food that was meant for kings and gods. Some researchers claim that ambrosia the food consumed by the twelve gods of Olympus was nothing more than a mushroom called Amanita Muscaria known for...

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Feta Cheese Mousse with Sweet Cherry Tomatoes Confit

Santorini is basically what remained from a huge volcanic eruption that destroyed the earliest settlements on a formerly single island, and created the current geological caldera. Because of its volcanic soil, the island’s produce has a unique flavor. It is famous for its wines, cherry tomatoes and white eggplants. The origins of Santorini cherry tomatoes...

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A Full Course for Valentine’s Menu

Οι συνταγές και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος των αναρτήσεων! I always thought that love should be shown without having an excuse. An unexpected loving gesture is the best gift a man or a woman can get. It doesn’t have to be something big or extravagant to show someone your love and appreciation. I think small...

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Roasted Beets with Aromatized Feta Mousse

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! From very early years ancient Greeks detected the benefits of certain vegetables and beets. They included them in their diet and in many cases even added to them divine dimensions. One of these was beetroot. People back then believed that Aphrodite the goddess of beauty and...