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Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce

On Saturday as we were eating lunch, my son asked about the first days of our relationship with my husband. You know, kids are always curious and want to learn how their parents were met and eventually got married. So, we both started telling him the story of our getting together. Unavoidably, the story arrived...

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Creamy Chicken with Leeks and Shiitake Mushrooms

Leeks were a vital ingredient of the Egyptian and Mesopotamian people even from second millennium B.C. Ancient Greeks knew leeks and they considered them to be a medicine. It is said that Nero consumed leeks to have a strong and clear voice. Leek became widely known in Europe from the Romans who brought it from...

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Avocado Chicken Salad

An anchovy is a small, common salt-water forage fish of the family Engraulidae. It can be found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Anchovies are usually classified as oily fish. They are small, green fish with blue reflections due to a silver-colored longitudinal stripe that...

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Broccoli Soup

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! In Greece our climate is temperate. That means that we experience four stages, spring, summer, fall and winter. All of them are distinct and have their own characteristics which make them unique. Currently, we are in fall and temperatures have changed considerably compared to summer. Days...

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Koskoséla of Santorini

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Santorini is the most amazing Greek island. I will render wikipedia’s description because, although I speak quite good English, I wouldn’t be able to describe what it is as accurately as wiki. “Santorini is essentially what remains after an enormous volcanic eruption that destroyed the earliest...

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Polish Potato Salad and Drunk Pork Tenderloin

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today I am going to share with you a very funny story on how Greeks started to consume potatoes many, many years ago. Story says that, during the first years (1830) of the newborn Greek nation after its liberation from the Ottomans,  John Kapodistrias its first...