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Dakos from Crete or round Rusk
3 months ago

Dakos from Crete or round Rusk

Could you imagine a round barley rusk to be SO tasty and nutritious? I promise you it is!

What is a  “Cretan rusk”?

First of all, it is from Crete!
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Your own table olives – Part 2
6 months ago

Your own table olives – Part 2

Olive Tree and Olives

The importance of the “Olive Trees” in Minoan Crete and ancient Athens is easily proved by their laws. They showed great interest, protection, and affection to …
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Your Own table olives – Part 1
8 months ago

Your Own table olives – Part 1

November, the olives period

Now is the time that olives are picked from the trees and olive oil is produced at olive-oil mills. The gathering of the olives begins in …
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Lenten Potato Soup with Garlic – Pontos
1 year ago

Lenten Potato Soup with Garlic – Pontos

Can you imagine a soup with mainly only one ingredient? Without oil or butter? It is a simple lenten potato soup with garlic, from the territory of Pontos.

You only need …
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Stamnagathi or the Sour Chicory of Dioscorides
1 year ago

Stamnagathi or the Sour Chicory of Dioscorides

What is “stamnagathi”?

Stamnagathi is a chicory species called “cichorium spinosum”, or chicory of the sea. It is native species of Crete. It is collected during winter and consumed raw …
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