Crab Meat Profiteroles


The second labor of Heracles was that of killing the Lernaean Hydra. Hydra was a horrible, serpentine monster that lived in the lake Lerna in Argolis. This monster was the offspring of Typhon and echidna and had nine heads one of which was immortal. Its breath was so poisonous and its blood so virulent that

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Feta and Zucchini Fritters


One of the major figures of the Greek revolution against the Turkish domination was Theodore Kolokotronis. He was born in 1770 in a village of Peloponnese. In his age of 10 his father was killed by the Turks and that event marked his entire life. From the age of 15 he entered the “Armatolí” team

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Tortelloni with Eggplant and Cocoa Sauce


When the Trojan War ended with the victory of Greek army over Troy, all heroes returned back home. Agamemnon was one of them. He goes back to his palace in Mycenae and there his wife Clytemnestra welcomes him with glory and seems to accept even his mistress trophy Kassandra. Nevertheless, a behind the scenes story

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Slow Cooked Beef Ragù with Sweet Red Wine over Pasta


Summer holidays for Greeks are like the Holy Grail! They don’t want anything or anyone to disturb them and they do whatever they can to escape from big cities to an island or a seaside village in the mainland. Customarily, the month of summer vacations is August. Big cities start emptying and around mid-August they

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