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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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Butternut Squash Soup with Lefkada Salami and Halloumi Croutons

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! My husband’s father was from Lefkada. Lefkada is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea and along with five other islands, Corfu, Cephalonia, Ithaca, Zakynthos and Paxoi forms the prefecture of Ionian islands. Its name came from a cape in the southern end of the island...

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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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Squash Stuffed Ravioli Made with Puff Pastry

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I don’t know if you have seen Captain Corelli’s Mandolin with Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz. Captain Antonio Corelli is a Greek-speaking officer of the Italian army with an irrepressibly jovial personality and a passion for the mandolin. The daughter of the village doctor, Pelagia, is...

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Chestnut and Vegetables Soup

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Up until couple of days ago, weather here was summery. Temperatures at the 30’s C and we all enjoyed a prolonged summer in the heart of fall. Two days ago that scenery changed dramatically. Temperature fell sharply and rains followed by storms landed upon us. All...

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Sweet Pumpkin Pie

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Fall is surely The Season for pumpkins and apples.  I know in the States pumpkin is a big deal and people make sweet and savory dishes with it. On the other hand, here in Greece pumpkin was not as popular as on the other side of...

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Marmarites

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Happy New Year my friends! I wish to each and every one of you 2014 to be a milestone year for you and bring you all the happiness and love in the world. Today I am sharing with you a traditional recipe of Skyros island called...