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Dakos from Crete or round Rusk
5 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
8 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
10 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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Cuttlefish with “black” rice
1 year ago

Cuttlefish with “black” rice

Cuttlefish for summer!

Summer is here! Summer means seaside and ouzo, tsipouro and sea fish recipes! One of my favorite ingredients is cuttlefish! You can cook it in many, so …
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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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“Pallikaria” More than 10 to 15 legumes and seeds in one dish!
1 year ago

“Pallikaria” More than 10 to 15 legumes and seeds in one dish!

By  •  MAIN DISH, LEGUME, SOUP

More than 10 to 15 legumes in one dish!

“Pallikaria” it is a recipe that has its roots in antiquity as it reminds us of “panspermia” and the Minoan people’s offers to their Goddesses.

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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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“Galaktoboureko” a traditional Greek dessert  for Christmas!
1 year ago

“Galaktoboureko” a traditional Greek dessert for Christmas!

What is “Galaktoboureko”?

It is a sweet cream pie with very very thin fillo sheets and syrup!
A traditional dessert during the period of Christmas and not only if we have to be precise.
I always make it on Christmas day! Read More

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