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Greek Gyros

I think that the most famous and well known Greek food is probably souvlaki. And it has every right to be, as it is not only super delicious, but also it is an easy to put together and whole meal on its own. In Greece, we love souvlaki and all its variations. In every neighborhood...

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Pork Skewers in Marinade (Kontosoùvli)

Thessaly is a large area in the central part of Greece. It was very important during ancient ages as there was located Olympus the mountain of the twelve gods. In there Titans fought with the gods and lost the fight. Olympus was the home of: Zeus the father of all gods, protector of foreigners, regulator...

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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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Pork with Celery and Avgolemono Sauce

Between 1600BC and 1100BC a great civilization flourished in mainland Greece and more specifically in the Peloponnese peninsula; The Mycenaean Civilization. It grew so strong and powerful that dominated eastern Mediterranean Sea, Crete and the islands of Aegean Sea. The center of this civilization was the city of Mycenae, from which historians gave it its...

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Ten Main Courses for Small Families, Winners and New Giveaway

  Christmas is just a breath away, literally and I am continuing my presentations of alternatives for Christmas Eve and Day. As my family consists of three, I thought of sharing with you main courses that are for small families or empty nests. Very easy to make, elegant and very tasty will please your taste...

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Butternut Squash Carbonara with Ham

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! In the old days, here in Greece, squash was a quite spurned vegetable. As a kid, I never remember myself eating at home or out of it, a dish made from squash. To be perfectly honest, the only squash I knew was that of Cinderella’s fairytale....

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Ground Meat Kebabs with Pitas

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! As a child I had the blessing of growing in a family of two parents and a sibling. From very young an age, I showed a special inclination towards my dad and you will understand why. Immediately, after World War II, Greece had another nightmare to...

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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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Savory Puff Pastry Nests

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! November has the longest nights and I think it is now that everyone realizes that winter has already settled here. Apart from the somewhat depressing feeling, November for me is the month of celebrations as I have my Name Day on the 25th and it is...