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Beef Tenderloin with Cognac Sauce

A fermented fish sauce called garum was a staple of Greco-Roman cuisine and of the Mediterranean economy of the Roman Empire, as the first-century encyclopedist Pliny the Elder writes in his Historia Naturalis and the fourth/fifth-century Roman culinary text Apicius includes garum in its recipes. The use of similar fermented anchovy sauces in Europe can...

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Lemon Tea Braised Pork Chops

Andros is a beautiful island of the Cyclades complex very close to Athens. Its name, as mythology says, comes from general Andros descendant of gods Apollo and Dionysus. That is the reason why Dionysus was worshipped in the island and the two gods appear in their coins. Because of its proximity to main land, its...

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Slow Cooker Beef Diane with Greek Yogurt

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης. When Greeks were about to head over to Troy, they were all gathered along with their fleet to Aulis. When all of them were there they were waiting for the winds to blow and lead their ships to Asia Minor. After waiting for days in vein,...

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Chicken Souvlaki in Olive Oil & Vinegar Marinade with Citrus Greek Potatoes

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I am sure you all have heard about Aesop’s Fables. Aesop was an ancient fable maker and writer. He is considered to be the founder of a specific type of literature called allegory (symbolism). It is worth noticing that not even one of his fables was...

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Greek Bean Salad

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I want to apologize for being MIA last week, but I was in Amsterdam for business purposes. I did have the chance to walk around the city and be able to see the Kaukenhof Park with the tulips, which is only open for two months every...

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Polish Potato Salad and Drunk Pork Tenderloin

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today I am going to share with you a very funny story on how Greeks started to consume potatoes many, many years ago. Story says that, during the first years (1830) of the newborn Greek nation after its liberation from the Ottomans,  John Kapodistrias its first...

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Chicken in Honey Mustard Sauce

I always say that these days are great, but only if you are a kid. Every year I say to myself that I will make time for me, so as to enjoy these days and every year I am up to the neck at work and at home. Anyway, this is a very easy recipe,...

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Green Salad with Sweet Garlicky Sauce

Merry Christmas everybody and I hope New Year will offer us everything last year deprived us. I am sure that you will agree with me that these days kitchen is the place to be in the house. Of course, although cooking is my favorite at the end of these days I feel totally exhausted and...