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Tag Archives: Greek food

Tzatziki the dish Greeks love (Yiayia’s recipe included)

Tzatziki is one Greek dish that I am sure all of you have tried. Well known to our visitors during the hot summer months. To Greeks however, it is a “sauce” and it goes on the table practically with every celebration. Tzatziki is a few centuries older than the famous …

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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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Afrala, a truly Zakynthian gift of nature.

Afrala- Natural Sea salt. Sea salt or Afrala as it is known in Zakynthos. It is a crystalline form, which is found in abundance in nature and is the main component of seawater.  We also find it as a mineral, the well-known cooking salt, or sodium chloride, or rock salt. …

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Ten photos, ten years

When we were looking at our ten year celebrations, we wanted to post ten great photos contributed by members. Some photos that showed a different side of Zakynthos, that people would just love seeing. This proved extremely hard as there are literally thousands of fantastic images in the group. Finally …

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Zakynthian Christmas bun.

Zakynthian Christmas Kouloura (sweet bread) Zakynthos is an Island of strong religious character and what better way to celebrate the birth of our Savior with this Zakynthian sweet bread. The customs that go with this I have already posted in a previous blog.Zakynthian traditions. The bread is eaten on Christmas …

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