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Chestnut Truffles

Achilles was the son of the Nereid Thetis and of Peleus, the king of the Myrmidons. Zeus and Poseidon had been rivals for the hand of Thetis until Prometheus, the fore-thinker, warned Zeus of a prophecy that Thetis would bear a son greater than his father. For this reason, the two gods withdrew their pursuit,...

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Christmas Yule Log

“The history of the Yule log cake stretches all the way back to Europe’s Iron Age, before the medieval era. Back then, Celtic Brits and Gaelic Europeans would gather to welcome the winter solstice at December’s end. People would feast to celebrate the days finally becoming longer, signaling the end of the winter season. To...

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Chestnut Chocolate Mousse Torte

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Chestnut came to Greece during Hellenistic years from the area of Asia Minor and Pontos. Immediately Greeks appreciated its unique flavor and texture and included it in their diet. It became a favorite food for people in villages and in cities and many sayings containing chestnuts...