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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White Dressed Chocolate Marble

Aegina is an island very close to Athens, located in Saronic Gulf. Because of its proximity to the capital, it is a favorite destination of the people who live in the city and offers many alternatives not only in entertainment, but also in swimming. In mythology Aegina was the daughter of Asopos River. She was

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Barazék

Mesopotamia was a vast area that extended from the Tigris river to the Euphrates and beyond up to the Mediterranean Sea. That part included modern countries of Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Jordan. This area is called Fertile Crescent because if its shape. The first settlers in the region were the Sumerians and they

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Galatópita with Mastic (Mastic Milk Pie)

Pies are an inextricable part of Greek diet from the old times. Since ancient years, Greek economy was based heavily on farming, stock breeding and fishing. Since the country’s topography is mountainous, one can easily understand that sheep and goats were the main source of feed and income. Back in the old days, people had

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Greece was among the last countries that learned about and started to consume chocolate. In 1841 and while Greece was having half the size of what it is today Pavlidis family opened a pastry shop in down town Athens. In there they were selling baklava, lokums and other traditional Greek sweets. The after the Turkish

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