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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Spinach Ricotta Tortellini with Sun Dried Tomatoes Pesto

Santorini is the most amazing Greek island. It is essentially what remains after an enormous volcanic eruption that destroyed the earliest settlements on a formerly single island, and created the current geological caldera. Because of its volcanic soil, the island’s produce has a unique flavor. It is famous for its wines, tomatinis and white eggplants.

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Chicken with Zakynthos Water Onion and Herbs

Zakynthos  is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is the third largest of the Ionian Islands. Zakynthos is a tourist destination, with an international airport served by many charter flights from northern Europe. The island is beautiful and has some of the most exquisite beaches in Greek territory. The island’s nickname is in

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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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