Rabbit with Vegetables and Herbs

Rabbits are symbols of fertility and also animals that do not harm anyone. They are cute and non-violent. For all these reasons, probably, man has associated them with Easter. Rabbits are the domesticated breed of hare and can be found in almost all cultures. Many African-American stories have as stars bunnies and also the lucky

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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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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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Pork with Celery and Avgolemono Sauce

Between 1600BC and 1100BC a great civilization flourished in mainland Greece and more specifically in the Peloponnese peninsula; The Mycenaean Civilization. It grew so strong and powerful that dominated eastern Mediterranean Sea, Crete and the islands of Aegean Sea. The center of this civilization was the city of Mycenae, from which historians gave it its

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Turkey Burgers with Blue Cheese Sauce

Story says, that minced meat comes from the exotic Mongolia and the warriors of Genghis Khan who carried with them milk and horse or camel meat in their fights. Sometimes, unable to stop and have a proper meal, they used to put the meat under their saddles to make it soft and to be cooked

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