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A guide to the liebster award

A guide to the liebster award

| September 14, 2015 | Reply

Welcome to liebster award guide. You are nominated for the most popular award on the blog’s world. Please read the following guide (info and rules) before taking the next step.
What is the liebster award?

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The liebster award

The liebster award

| September 13, 2015 | 8 Replies

Unexpected messages can make me happy! I am delighted to announce that I have been chosen to receive the liebster award, one of the current highlights of my blogs’ career. Such an honor! When award winners take the stage it is expected to thank the host on such occasions.

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Purslane, onion, and strawberry grapes with anthotiros crumbles salad

Purslane, onion, and strawberry grapes with anthotiros crumbles salad

| September 8, 2015 | 8 Replies

Finding inspiration from the traditional Cretan cuisine always fascinates me and allows me to connect with the beauty and simplicity of the ingredients. Purslane, onion and strawberry grapes salad, topped with delicate yet fresh Cretan anthotiros crumbles, is a contemporary version of the plain purslane and onion salad that my grandfather used to make.

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How to open smooth clams with the least effort

How to open smooth clams with the least effort

| September 1, 2015 | 10 Replies

You don’t need fancy techniques or tools, only appropriate preparation and good guidelines to open a smooth clam. Watch our short, yet interesting film and read our instructions, then eating a smooth clam will be a true satisfaction since it will be easier to open it with the least effort by yourself.

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The fair at Fanerwmeni’s monastery in Salamis Greece

The fair at Fanerwmeni’s monastery in Salamis Greece

| August 27, 2015 | 3 Replies

The small country Greek orthodox monastery of Fanerwmeni (homonymous area), is dedicated to the Gathering of 9 days after the assumption of Virgin Mary, when She reviled Herself at Lampros Kannelos.

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Caramelized pineapple with banana ice

Caramelized pineapple with banana ice

| August 18, 2015 | 28 Replies

Here we bring you summer cool recipes inspired by the most popular exotic beaches of earth! The key here is to keep the dessert simple, but delicate sweet at the same time, taking advantage of the fruit’s natural sugars. A plain caramelized pineapple with banana ice doesn’t need the best high-priced ingredients to make it. However we use two of the most popular tropical fruits that became widely available any time of the year in the markets.

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Axinosalata the Greek sea urchin salad

Axinosalata the Greek sea urchin salad

| August 11, 2015 | 6 Replies

Is this one of the top distinguished delicacies, yet empowering marine species that sea has to offer? Axinosalata [ahinosaláta] the Greek sea urchin roe is way long being eaten and used from ancient times as remedy, but nowadays it is considered as a significant protein source. In its raw version it is well-known (here in Greece) as an exceptional meze. 

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Fried eggs with purslane, capers, and feta cheese

Fried eggs with purslane, capers, and feta cheese

| August 4, 2015 | 9 Replies

Yes, it is as simple as it looks, but hides an extremely good taste without so much effort to make. The fresh and beneficial purslane, salty flavors of capers and Greek feta cheese are well suited to organic farmed eggs.

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Behind the blog with Dolphia Nandi-Arnstein

Behind the blog with Dolphia Nandi-Arnstein

| July 29, 2015 | 3 Replies

Dolphia Nandi-Arnstein is the living proof that women can follow both their carriers and hobbies successfully, by finding the perfect work-life balance.

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Purslane the green beneficial weed

Purslane the green beneficial weed

| July 21, 2015 | 8 Replies

It’s rare to come across a purslane plant unless you own a big garden or field. Until recently most people little know about it and consider it as common useless weed. Τhe Greeks though call it γλιστρίδα or αντράκλα [glistrída or andákla] and treat it as beneficial herb. Internationally is often referred to as pig weed or moss rose and the Latin Portulaca oleracea.

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