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Macaronia me Kima…. Yiayia’s Spaghetti Bolognese authentic style

The authentic Bolognese sauce is made with pieces of meat and cream!! Well that’s what Yiayia says… Here’s the recipe she gave me…. believe you me I was watching with interest. What you need:- 750 gr. minced beef 2 onions, finely chopped 1 sc. garlic, finely chopped 6 tbsp. olive …

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Spanakopita Strifti… Spinach and Cheese pie twist.

Here is Yiayia’s recipe for “spanakopita strifti”. Obviously she has used farm fresh ingredients and has made sure the pastry is home-made. If you want, in place of the “puff pastry” ingredients you may choose to buy ready made. With the recipe below you can make two pies. Recipe ingredients …

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Greek Food:- Fava. Yellow Spilt peas

This Creamy and super tasty dish is the perfect starter for a cold winter’s day. If you’ve been looking for a fava recipe that actually tastes like the one served in Greece, then you have to try this authentic Greek fava recipe. Serve as a delicious appetizer or dip with …

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PORK EXOTIKO OR KLEFTIKO

Kleftiko is a traditional Greek slow-cooked stew, usually made from pork or lamb, potatoes, hard cheese and Mediterranean herbs. Here’s what you need;- Ingredients – up to 6 servings 1 1/2 kilos pork with bone, cut into large pieces 1 to 2 pieces per portion or 1 kilo pork without …

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Greece Voted the best travel destination for 2020 by Insider

Insider” named Greece as the best place to visit in 2020 based on a poll where thousands of viewers voted. Something that would not surprise most of our members— with so many amazing islands to visit, areas rich in history,  the most amazing cuisine, spectacular views of sunsets, only to …

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Petimezi!! A true Zakynthian delight.

Petimezi is one of the most famous homemade delights across Zakynthos. Made from the “moustos” or must as we know it.  Boiling the must continually until a runny type of syrup is formed. The best description of Petimezi is grape molassas! Most households across Zakythos make Petimezi now. Grapes are …

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Nougat a traditional sweet during Carnival

Mantolato (Nougat) A traditional sweet of Zakynthos, and definitely a must to try! During Carnival the most popular sweets are Rice pudding(rizogalo) and nougat (Mantolato). Now that the events are slowly taking place throughout the town and villages you will mainly see nougat being thrown to the crowds as a treat. I …

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