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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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Stuffed Chicken Rolls

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! In 490 BC, during the first Persian invasion to Greece, the battle of Marathon took place in the homonymous area close to Athens in Attica prefecture. The battle was between Athenians, aided by Plataeans and Persians under the commandment of Datis and Artaphernes. King of Persia,...

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Savory Cheesecake, Dakos Style

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης. According to Hesiod’s Theogony, at the beginning of the world there were two gods ruling, Uranus (the Sky) and Gaia (the Earth). Uranus, afraid of losing his dominance to his descendants, cast his children into the depths of the earth. Gaia, not liking her husband’s attitude,...

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Marinated Sea Bream with Vegetables

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Being a country surrounded by sea and having over 4,000 islands, Greece is very rich in fish and seafood. In ancient ages, Greeks were very fond of fish consumption and they included them in their symposia. Fishing was a big source of richness especially in the...

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Citrus Pulp Cake

As I was surfing through my favorite food blogs, I came across this cake. What intrigued me the most was the fact that, it contained whole boiled fruits. This was the first time I made a cake like this. The taste of lemon and orange is very intense in this cake. If you like these...