Orange Flavored Semolina Bars (Sàmali)

Greek pastries were very limited before 1922 when the Greeks of Asia Minor came as refugees in Greece. The country was very poor and the sweets people had, were based on simple ingredients they could find in nature. Some pastry shops that existed in big cities had French inspired sweets that could be enjoyed only

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Kopaniá of Santorini

Santorini island is basically what has remained after a massive volcanic eruption that destroyed all previous settlements, and created the current geological caldera. This enormous volcanic eruption has become the most famous single event in the Aegean before the fall of Troy. It may have been one of the largest volcanic eruptions on Earth in

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Roasted Vegetables and Sweet Wine Tagliatelle

After Greece’s liberation from the Ottoman Empire, the countries that protected the newly born State i.e. England, Germany, Russia and France agreed in placing a king of mutual acceptance as the head of the country. That King was Otto Friedrich Ludwig von Wittelsbach from Salzburg.  Because of his descent, as a ruler, he favored German

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Strawberry Sorbet with Honey

One day all birds gathered in the woods and decided to create a school for their small ones to learn how to read and write. They found a teacher and a place and the school opened for all the little birds of the forest. After a few days some small ones went to school without

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Slow Cooker Chickpeas with Spinach

Puppet show has its roots to all ancient civilizations such as the Chinese and Greek. All of them have a common characteristic, that being the domination of one character who is cunning, crafty, naughty, sneaky and inventive. He uses all these “virtues” to survive and trick the authority and sometimes he acts also as a

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