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Kuku Paka Style Chicken

Last weekend Greece has experienced a very rare natural phenomenon; a medicane. The word medicane comes from the Mediterranean and hurricane. It is a cyclone that can happen once or twice every year. It starts as a storm and as it moves, it turns to a cyclone. Medicanes have many common characteristics with hurricanes, those...

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Grilled Pineapple Chicken

Pineapple plant has its origins in south America and more specifically in area between south Brazil and Paraguay. Inhabitants from Brazil and Paraguay spread pineapple to the whole south America and eventually to the Caribbean, central America and Mexico. Mayas and Aztecs cultivated pineapple. In 1493 Christopher Columbus discovered pineapple in the beautiful island of...

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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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Shepherd’s Pie with Curry Chicken

The Indo-Greek Kingdom or Graeco-Indian Kingdom was a Hellenistic kingdom spread in various parts of the northwest regions of South Asia (mainly modern Afghanistan and Pakistan) during the last two centuries BC and was ruled by more than thirty kings, who were often in conflict with each other. The kingdom was founded when the Graeco-Bactrian...

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Carrot Soup with Greek Yogurt and Ginger

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Hippocrates was the father of modern medicine and was born in Kos island in 460 B.C. and died in Larisa in 377B.C. he managed to separate medicine from all the previous magic, superstitions and misbeliefs. Hippocrates conducted experiments studied and collected data about diseases so as...

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Cauliflower Soup Paprikash

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Cauliflower belongs to the Brassica Oleracea species and it’s been cultivated in the Mediterranean area since ancient ages. “The oldest record of cauliflower dates back to the 6th century B.C.; Pliny wrote about it in the 2nd century. In the 12th century, three varieties were described...