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Quick and Easy Weeknight Pasta

Rosemary or Rosmarinus officinalis comes from the words ros which means coolness and marinus which means marine. So, basically is the sea coolness. It probably took its name because it bobbed up with Aphrodite from under the water at the island of Cyprus. Aphrodite touched the plant and gave it the distinct aroma it has...

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Lasagna with Sun dried Tomatoes and Chicken

Santorini is one of the most famous Greek islands around the world. Santorini island is basically what has remained after a massive volcanic eruption that destroyed all previous settlements and created the current geological caldera. This enormous volcanic eruption has become the most famous single event in the Aegean before the fall of Troy. It...

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Twelve Months of Deliciousness

As 2017 is about to expire, I went back to all the months that preceded and tried to pick one recipe that was a hit or special from each one of them. It was hard because every time I make something I put all my energy, love and affection to it and thus everything you...

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Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce

On Saturday as we were eating lunch, my son asked about the first days of our relationship with my husband. You know, kids are always curious and want to learn how their parents were met and eventually got married. So, we both started telling him the story of our getting together. Unavoidably, the story arrived...

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Stuffed Ravioli with Sweet Wine Sauce

Hephaestus was among the twelve gods the ugliest and less fortunate one. He was the son of Zeus and Hera and lived in Olympus mountain along with his parents. As we all know Zeus was a notorious womanizer and that had as a result continuous fights with his wife Hera. In one of these fights...

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Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli is one of the most famous Italian dishes. It is considered to be among the “national” Italian dishes. Italians eat it from the Alps to the Mediterranean and it varies from region to region or even from home to home. Its ingredients are simple and ones we can find in any home...

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Spinach Ricotta Tortellini with Sun Dried Tomatoes Pesto

Santorini is the most amazing Greek island. It is essentially what remains after an enormous 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, tomatinis and white eggplants....

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Squash and Mushroom Spaghetti

Curcubita maxima or as is known squash comes from South America and came to Europe from Portuguese explorers during 16th century. In 1860 Charles Naudin a French zoologist and naturalist, first he managed to describe around twenty different species of pumpkin. Naudin studied at Bailleul-sur-Thérain in 1825, at Limoux, and at the University of Montpellier...

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