Falafel Wraps

The Copts are one of the oldest Christian communities in the Middle East. Although integrated in the larger Egyptian nation state, the Copts have survived as a distinct religious community forming around 10 to 20 percent of the population though estimates vary. They pride themselves on the apostolicity of the Egyptian Church whose founder was

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Easy Chicken with Red Wine Sauce and Vlita

Greens especially during summer play a very important role to Greek diet. There are several varieties and their taste vary from bitter to sweet. Usually, we wash them thoroughly and boil them enough to soften and we consume them as a salad with olive oil and vinegar. Sometimes we eat them as a side dish

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Dulce de Lecce and Chocolate Banana Bites

These days all kids in this country are studying for the end of year final exams. For those who are in high school, they must sit for exams in four lessons; mathematics, physics, Greek language and history. These grades along with their all year grades will pass them to next year. For those who sit

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Meatless Croque Monsieur with Pesto

One of the staples of the French kitchen is Croque Monsieur sandwich. The story goes back in 1900’s and the Boulevard des Capucines. It seems that at that day the restaurant ran out of baguettes and the chef had the idea of slicing a loaf of pain de mie which is similar to the American

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Zucchini Baskets with Creamy Smoked Chicken

“Pasta filata (Italian: “spun paste”) is a technique in the manufacture of a family of Italian cheeses also known in English as stretched-curd, pulled-curd, and plastic-curd cheeses. Stretched curd cheeses manufactured from the pasta filata technique undergo a plasticizing and kneading treatment of the fresh curd in hot water, which gives the cheese its fibrous

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