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Carob Bread

Carob tree is an evergreen tree that grows in Mediterranean countries and the Middle East. Its crop looks like a hard, flat bean and has dark brown color. For many years carobs were used to feed animals, but during and after World War II and while Germans occupied Greece, carob was an essential food for...

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Pastéli

Although Greek kitchen is very rich in savory dishes with high nutritional value, this does not apply for desserts. Why is that? I don’t really know. Perhaps the fact that from 1453 when Constantinople was conquered by the Ottomans and consequently the whole of Greece, until 1821 when we started our fight for liberation, we...

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Polynesian Pork Roast

School has started here and along with this, my everyday suffering as well. Is it my imagination or the boys are –how can I put it in a more gentile manner- more abstract minded than girls? I mean, my son, although he has a brain that works really well, he goofs around and refuses to...

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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...