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Pan Seared Scallops with Apple Cider Cream

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I am sure you all know Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty. Aphrodite, according to myth, was born in the sea. Story says that Zeus’ father, Kronos in order to take the rule from his father Uranus, cut his genitals and threw them in the sea. They...

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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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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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Bass Fritters with Herbed Cream Cheese

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Lentil Purée with Squid

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Carnival is officially over. From today on, a lent period of 40 days starts, that will end Saturday before Easter Sunday. This Monday is called Clean Monday because of the fact that Christians clean themselves physically and spiritually. The lent period of 40 days symbolizes the...

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Santorini Fava with Shrimps

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today 73 years ago Italy gave to Greece an ultimatum asking for unconditional surrender. The, back then, Prime Minister of Greece John Metaxas (a dictator nonetheless) responded “NO” and with this little word my country has entered the 2nd World War. Greeks fought against the Italian...

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Lemony Shrimps

Greece is surrounded by sea. According to encyclopedias, Greece has the 11th longest coastline in the world at 13,676 km (8,498 miles) in length, with approximately 1,400 islands, of which 227 are inhabited. From the ancient ages all civilizations that lived in this part of the world had a very close and strong connection to...

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Fish Plakì

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! As a country surrounded by sea, Greece has a very rich variety of fresh fish and seafood. Depending on the type of the fish they range from 3€ per kilo (2 pounds) to some 18€ per kilo (2 pounds). We have fish that we fry and...

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Herbed Salmon Over Couscous

Being a citizen of the world apart from the several disadvantages- we all saw how quickly the swine flu was spread throughout the world, or the nuclear accident in Japan that affected all of us, after that tremendous earthquake- it has many advantages as well. For example we get to know about different people and...