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Zucchini Baskets with Greek Olives

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Olive tree is known from ancient years and it comes from western Mediterranean. According to myth the first place where it was planted was Athens during Athena’s fight with Poseidon. Greeks were the first people who cultivated the olive tree and according to contemporary historians neither...

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Spinach Chicken Au Gratin

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης. The first Greek chef who wrote a complete, with clear directions cookbook was Nicolas Tselemedés. He lived between 1878 and 1958. In the beginning, he worked as a clerk in a notary’s office, but soon he dropped it to work at his uncle’s hotel, 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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Chicken Lasagna with Formaela Cheese

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Parnassus is a mountain that stretches among three prefectures in the central area of Greece and has an altitude of 2.457 meters, which makes it one of the highest in the country. According to Greek mythology the mountain took its name from hero Parnassus, who also...

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Pork Chops in Balsamic, Rosemary and Thyme Sauce

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I am sure you all, at some point in your school life or later, have heard of Odysseus. He was one of the Greeks who fought against Trojans in the Trojan War and his achievements along with his idea to build a huge horse inside which...

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Xatonada or Xatò

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today I am going to share with you a recipe that comes from another country in the Mediterranean; Spain. Before I proceed in explaining what this dish is all about, let me just give you its correct pronunciation, so as to be able to follow the...

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Green Salad with Orange, Pines and Halloumi Cheese, Chicken Madeira and Duchess Potatoes

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Savory Rainbow Muffins

fava of Santorini, shrimps, pepper, onion, tomato, wine, legume, Greek, main course, seafood Marriage in Greece, just as I think in many other parts of this world, is very important not only for the couple, but also for the families and friends around. In the old days the festivities started one week before the wedding....