Pepper Steak with Boletes and Metaxa Brandy


In 1885 the 37 year old merchant and tavern owner Spyros Metaxas along with his brother Elias take the immense decision of opening a factory that would produce brandy in Greece. With a capital of 100.000 drachmas (about 300 euros) and the determination to create a masterpiece of taste, the two brothers settle in Piraeus

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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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Menemen with Sucuk Sausage my Way


As a child I was a very picky and difficult to please person. My mother spent hours and hours trying to feed me and make sure that I took all the necessary vitamins and elements for my right upbringing. The range of meals I ate was as limited as counting to ten. Two of the

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Gnocchi a la Greco


Along with China, that had a bulletin that was delivered among government officials, Romans at a very early stage understood the importance of sharing information.  They created a “what we call today” gazette from 59 B.C to A.D. 222. The Romans were writing on it different articles and about different things such as: gossip, deaths,

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