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Mushroom and Sweet Potato Soup

Mycenae is an ancient city located on a small hill between two larger hills on the fertile Argolid Plain in Peloponnese, Greece. Mycenaean civilization played a vital role in classical Greek culture. Mycenae was also prominent in Greek mythology and inspired poets, writers, and artists throughout the centuries, though it was ultimately abandoned more than...

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Mediterranean Potato Nachos

Cyprus is a small island with a long history and a rich culture that spans 10,000 years, making it one of the oldest civilizations in the Mediterranean. Situated at the crossroads of three continents – Europe, Asia and Africa – the island’s unique geographic position has played an important part in its turbulent past since...

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Potatoes Dauphinoise

The Dauphiné is a former province in southeastern France, whose area roughly corresponded to that of the present departments of Isère, Drôme, and Hautes-Alpes. In the 12th century, the local ruler Count Guigues IV of Albon (c.1095–1142) bore a dolphin on his coat of arms and was nicknamed “le Dauphin” (French for dolphin). His descendants...

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Baked Chicken and Gnocchi in Halloumi Sauce

Pygmalion, according to mythology, was king of Cyprus and an excellent sculptor. Annoyed by the morals of his contemporary women dedicated himself in sculpture. He, then, begun an effort to create the perfect female figure. When he succeeded, he gave it the name Galatea. Galatea in Greek means white as milk. He was so touched...

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