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HRISTOPSOMO – Greek Christmas Bread

HRISTOPSOMO – Greek Christmas Bread

This round bread is indispensable at Christmas lunch, the most important meal of Christmas Day in Greece.Often you’ll find it topped by a B-shaped sign, which symbolizes the plough and whole walnuts always complete the... Ingredients and preparation
CARROT CREAM SOUP – FROM BRITAIN AND INDIA VIA GREECE!

CARROT CREAM SOUP – FROM BRITAIN AND INDIA VIA GREECE!

Lessons learned by Greek students in British-Indian cuisine Several decades of living and studying in the U.K. has left an indelible mark to many generations of Greeks. Of course, the omnipresent British-Indian food has been... Lessons learned by Greek students in British-Indian cuisine
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Tea for comfort

A valuable companion to chilly weather In Greece black tea is not a common beverage, as it is most famously in Turkey and Asia. If you ask a Greek “would you like some tea?” they... A valuable companion to chilly weather
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Stuffed peppers – a dish with the aroma of childhood memories

I think we can all agree that there is nothing stronger and more powerful than aromas which can take us back in time, stir our memories and remind us of older members of the family,... Ingredients and preparation
Gozleme – “eye” of Turkish cuisine

Gozleme – “eye” of Turkish cuisine

Gozleme or Sac Boregi is a traditional Turkish meal. Its name comes from the Turkish word “goz” which means “eye”. It is made of kneaded dough rolled into very thin crusts, just like a pancake... How to prepare gozleme at home
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Baklavas Koumiotikos – Almond baklava from Kymi, the Balcony of the Aegean

Sweet tradition from Evia Island Kymi is known as the “Balcony of the Aegean” and is a pretty town on the island of Evia. Kymi with its rich maritime tradition is also loved for its... Sweet tradition from Evia Island
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Fast, easy, traditional: potatoes and green tomatoes puree

If you love watching cooking channels, you must have noticed that their most popular shows are the ones presenting how to prepare quick, easy and simple meals with a few ingredients. It is understandable. Modern... Rich taste of poverty
Baklava – irresistible taste of tradition

Baklava – irresistible taste of tradition

Every single one of us has tried baklva and fallen in love with its irresistible taste. One cannot resist the savory smell of nuts, pistachios, syrup and crispy phyllo dough, so baklava still maintains its...
Macun: More than just candy

Macun: More than just candy

Visiting the historical center of Istanbul you are bound to find yourself at the crowded way towards the entrance of the Top Kapi Palace. Among the incredible jam-packed situation, you may miss the street-sellers at... Candy-tonic from the Ottoman times
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BALKON3 HOTPOT: FOR THOSE WHO FEEL THAT “ANY DISH WITHOUT MEAT IS NOT REALLY A DISH”

The Balkon3 team this weekend has decided to prepare a special dish for you, which will particularly be favored by those of you who feel that “any dish without meat, is not really a dish...