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Mediterranean Potato Nachos

Cyprus is a small island with a long history and a rich culture that spans 10,000 years, making it one of the oldest civilizations in the Mediterranean. Situated at the crossroads of three continents – Europe, Asia and Africa – the island’s unique geographic position has played an important part in its turbulent past since...

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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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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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Zucchini Baskets with Greek Olives

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Olive tree is known from ancient years and it comes from western Mediterranean. According to myth the first place where it was planted was Athens during Athena’s fight with Poseidon. Greeks were the first people who cultivated the olive tree and according to contemporary historians neither...

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Florina Pepper Tart

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! The city of Florina is situated in mountainous northwestern Macedonia, Greece. It lies in the central part of Florina district, of which it is the capital. Florina belongs to the region of West Macedonia. The town’s population is about 17,000 people according to the last census....

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Broccoli Salad with Greek Flair

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I was knocking my head about what to write in this post. I am sure most of you have heard about what is going on here. It is one of those times you don’t feel like cooking or making anything, because circumstances have vested a dark...

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Spinach Tart

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I believe and I think you would agree with me that there is no better season for grilling than summer. It’s the time of year when all men start to sharpen their knives, buy grilling accessories, load their storage of coal, dust their skills and make...