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Shakshuka

According to food historians, shakshuka originated in Yemen and more specifically in the...

Kokoretsi

Many claim the name “kokoretsi” as far back as the Byzantine times, the Albanians, Bulgarians and...

Imam Baildy.

This dish arrived to Greece with the Greek refugees from Asia Minor early 1900s. It only got...

South African Boerewors

South Africa's bride and king of the braai!!! Find also the how To make video within. Recipe For...

Pork Spare Ribs

Finger licking good, sticky and tasty, spicy and tangy, easy to make Pork Spare Ribs to die for!!!...

Mosaiko Log

Since I can remember Mosaiko was one of my childhood favorite. Quick and easy to make, super...

Greek Tzatziki and its History

People call it a dip, salad, paste, sauce; they say the name is Turkish, Persian… plenty wrote...

Sour Cream Cheese or Xinomizithra… Make your own!!

Living way from Greece was very difficult getting some ingredients I loved for my Greek dishes,...

Fanouropita

There are many things that can take you back to your past especially when it comes to flavors that...

Makaronada Imam??

Yes exactly!! Makaronada Imam… when you have more than one person to satisfy in the family, each...

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Kokoretsi – Plekti, History

Kokoretsi – Plekti, History

Kokoretsi was known to ancients Greeks, the "garduba" and the "plekti" (knitted), has reference to the Homeric epics. The method of preparation was not much different. To make kokoretsi, they used to marinate the intestines in vinegar, water and honey. Vinegar acted...

History of Eggplant-Melintzana

History of Eggplant-Melintzana

The plant species is believed to have originated in India, where it continues to grow wild. It has been cultivated in southern and eastern Asia since prehistory. The numerous Arabic and North African names for it, along with the lack of the ancient Greek and Roman...

Mosaiko Log

Mosaiko Log

Since I can remember Mosaiko was one of my childhood favorite. Quick and easy to make, super delicious to eat!!! Ingredients: Unsalted butter 250grms (8,8oz) Condensed milk 400grms (14,1oz) Bitter cocoa powder 60grms (2,1oz) Cognac or Brandy 3tbsp Pti Ber biscuits or...

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