Fish Plakì

As a country surrounded by sea, Greece has a very rich variety of fresh fish and seafood. Depending on the type of the fish they range from 3€ per kilo (2 pounds) to some 18€ per kilo (2 pounds). We have fish that we fry and fish that we bake. We have fish that we

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Cretan Dakos

Greece is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and it owns no less than 2,500 islands, 165 of which are inhabited. Crete is the biggest of them all and it has the most amazing beaches you can imagine. The island is rich in history and it was there that the earliest recorded civilization in Europe, the

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Deviled Eggs

Greek Easter is gone, Mother’s Day is gone, and well I think I can safely say now that summer is on its way. Although in Athens yesterday we had a hail storm and a crazy strong rain, I think summer is showing the first signs here. Do you like this alternation of seasons or are

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Orange-Flavored and Spiced Up Honey Mug Cakes

Do you remember the Chocolate Mug Cake  I made some time ago? Well, I called my friend  Laura  the other time and she told me that she had made this cake many, many times since then and she asked if I could make a mug cake without chocolate. I said to her that I was

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FLT Sandwich

This month’s theme for World on a Plate was Bento for back to school meals. Grasping this opportunity, I want to tell how kids in Greece and particularly in elementary school eat their snack at school. Elementary school starts between 8:00 and 8:30 every day and finishes between 13:30 and 14:00. In private schools kids

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