Roasted Vegetables and Sweet Wine Tagliatelle

After Greece’s liberation from the Ottoman Empire, the countries that protected the newly born State i.e. England, Germany, Russia and France agreed in placing a king of mutual acceptance as the head of the country. That King was Otto Friedrich Ludwig von Wittelsbach from Salzburg.  Because of his descent, as a ruler, he favored German

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Slow Cooker Chickpeas with Spinach

Puppet show has its roots to all ancient civilizations such as the Chinese and Greek. All of them have a common characteristic, that being the domination of one character who is cunning, crafty, naughty, sneaky and inventive. He uses all these “virtues” to survive and trick the authority and sometimes he acts also as a

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Masala with Mushrooms

Alexander the Great, son of King of Macedon Philip II and Olympias was born in Pella in 356 BC. When he was 20 years old, he succeeded his father to the throne. Undoubtedly, he is considered to be one of the most successful military heads throughout history as he managed to stretch his empire from

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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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Vegan Chocolate Tart with Strawberries

Today is Clean Monday for Orthodox Christians. This signals the beginning of a fifty days’ Lent from now until Easter Saturday, which this year is on 30th of April. This particular Lent is a very strict one, having everyone who follows it, to refrain from anything that comes from animals i.e. meat and its byproducts,

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