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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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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Avocado Chicken Salad

An anchovy is a small, common salt-water forage fish of the family Engraulidae. It can be found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Anchovies are usually classified as oily fish. They are small, green fish with blue reflections due to a silver-colored longitudinal stripe that

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Menemen with Sucuk Sausage my Way

As a child I was a very picky and difficult to please person. My mother spent hours and hours trying to feed me and make sure that I took all the necessary vitamins and elements for my right upbringing. The range of meals I ate was as limited as counting to ten. Two of the

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Chicken and Peach Salad

Peach, undoubtedly, is one of the most delicious summer fruits. It consists of 89% of water and it is very rich in vitamins C and E. it also has natural fibers that protect our bodies from “bad” cholesterol. It contains phosphorus, iron, calcium and many antioxidants that help us maintain a good health. Alexander the

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