Baked Chicken and Gnocchi in Halloumi Sauce

Pygmalion, according to mythology, was king of Cyprus and an excellent sculptor. Annoyed by the morals of his contemporary women dedicated himself in sculpture. He, then, begun an effort to create the perfect female figure. When he succeeded, he gave it the name Galatea. Galatea in Greek means white as milk. He was so touched

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Asian Chicken and Rice with Vermicelli Noodles

Food blogging has widened my cooking knowledge so much and brought close so many different and delicious kitchens! I discovered dishes and ingredients so different than the ones I knew. I met so many different people sharing the same passion with me. It helped me recreate not only traditional dishes from other countries, but also

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Pork Tenderloin with Creamy Brandy Sauce

When we think of pork, we all have in mind the cute pink ones with the circular tail and the enormous fatty body. Indeed, this type is the most widely known and it is the European one. Nevertheless, in Greece from the ancient ages there was another type of pork, not pink but black, not bold

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Creamy Chicken with Leeks and Shiitake Mushrooms

Leeks were a vital ingredient of the Egyptian and Mesopotamian people even from second millennium B.C. Ancient Greeks knew leeks and they considered them to be a medicine. It is said that Nero consumed leeks to have a strong and clear voice. Leek became widely known in Europe from the Romans who brought it from

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Lemon Chicken with Capers and Mustard Potatoes

Tínos is a beautiful island close to Greek mainland that has a history starting from ancient ages. It played a major role in ancient war against the Persians and was protected by Poseidon, god of sea and water. During Greek revolution against the Turkish Empire, the island contributed by offering many fighters and shelter to

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