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Lemon Mint and a Trip to Dubai

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Last week our company participated with a stand in the Paper Arabia 2015 Exhibition in Dubai and my husband and I went there to support our representative. Exhibition lasted three days and we stayed another two to explore the city. Our company converts tissue paper into...

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Marinated Sea Bream with Vegetables

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Being a country surrounded by sea and having over 4,000 islands, Greece is very rich in fish and seafood. In ancient ages, Greeks were very fond of fish consumption and they included them in their symposia. Fishing was a big source of richness especially in the...

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Greek Style Tabbouleh

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Around 4,000 BC a nation called Canaanites, from their city of origin Canaan, inhabited the coastal areas and forested mountains of East Mediterranean coast, exactly where Lebanon is found today. During ancient ages Canaanites showed a very intensive trade activity throughout the Mediterranean Sea. Back at...

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Loukoumades (Greek Doughnuts)

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! It is said that Loukoumádes are the first written ancient recipe in Europe and belongs to Greeks. Ancient Greeks called them honey tokens. They had a round sharp shape like a disk and they offered them as a prize to the winners on the Olympic Games...

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Cauliflower Soup Paprikash

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Cauliflower belongs to the Brassica Oleracea species and it’s been cultivated in the Mediterranean area since ancient ages. “The oldest record of cauliflower dates back to the 6th century B.C.; Pliny wrote about it in the 2nd century. In the 12th century, three varieties were described...

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Phylo Rolls with Spoon Sweet

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Back in the old days, there were not all these choices people have today, when it came to desserts. There was no television and transportation was hard and quite expensive. Apart from that, refrigerator hadn’t been invented yet and it was hard for people to preserve...

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Clean Monday Lagana and Other Lent Meals

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today is Clean Monday for Orthodox Christians. This signals the beginning of a forty days’ Lent from now until Easter Saturday, which this year is on 11th of April. This particular Lent is a very strict one, having everyone who follows it to refrain from anything...

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Octopus Saganaki on Bruschetta

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! In Greece’s culinary scene there are two major types of eateries; restaurants and taverns. Restaurants serve a very large variety of food from many different countries including the local one. We have restaurants that serve Indian, Mexican, Chinese, Japanese including sushi, Ethiopian, French, Italian, Middle Eastern,...

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Greek Bean Salad

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I want to apologize for being MIA last week, but I was in Amsterdam for business purposes. I did have the chance to walk around the city and be able to see the Kaukenhof Park with the tulips, which is only open for two months every...