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Eggplant Rollini

When I was a kid, my mom was taking me along with her to visit my maternal grandparents. We lived in downtown Athens and my grandparents lived in Piraeus. That meant, back in the 70’s, that we had to take the subway and then get either a taxi or the bus to go to them....

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Talagáni Cheese Wrapped in Puff Pastry

Messina is a part at the southwestern part of Greece at the Peloponnese Peninsula. It has a long history that traces back to the prehistoric period and it was one of the most important centers from which Greek revolution against Ottoman empire has started. It is a place with many natural beauties among which are...

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Creamy Juicy Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms have been consumed by humans since ancient times and were considered to be a very special food due to their appearance and unique taste. Cultivation of mushrooms has developed tremendously and now it is widely eaten everywhere in the world in big quantities. It is quite uncertain when and how the first consumption of...

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Sushi Cake

My second degree was in Business Administration and I took it from the American College of Greece. While studying there, I had the chance to meet so many interesting people and I hanged out with a few of them. We were a company of four to five people and we had so much fun. I remember...

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Crab Meat Profiteroles

The second labor of Heracles was that of killing the Lernaean Hydra. Hydra was a horrible, serpentine monster that lived in the lake Lerna in Argolis. This monster was the offspring of Typhon and echidna and had nine heads one of which was immortal. Its breath was so poisonous and its blood so virulent that...

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Feta and Zucchini Fritters

One of the major figures of the Greek revolution against the Turkish domination was Theodore Kolokotronis. He was born in 1770 in a village of Peloponnese. In his age of 10 his father was killed by the Turks and that event marked his entire life. From the age of 15 he entered the “Armatolí” team...

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Feta Cheese Mousse with Sweet Cherry Tomatoes Confit

Santorini is basically what remained from a huge volcanic eruption that destroyed the earliest settlements on a formerly single island, and created the current geological caldera. Because of its volcanic soil, the island’s produce has a unique flavor. It is famous for its wines, cherry tomatoes and white eggplants. The origins of Santorini cherry tomatoes...