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Posts Tagged ‘food’

Gemista stuffed vegetables served on the plate

Summer on a plate!

Let’s celebrate the first day of summer with one of the most summery recipes! Gemista stuffed vegetables is one of the most colourful and tastiest plates. You can make it all year round, but it is best during the summer, when it is the right season for the vegetables used in the recipe. That of course depends […]

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Oven-baked fish with vegetables and potatoesMost of you have heard about the Mediterranean diet and its beneficial effect on our health. What you probably did not know is that the Mediterranean diet, and especially its variations adopted by people living in Greece, Italy, Spain and Morocco, is actually on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. To be more precise, the four countries proposed a declaration to UNESCO about the Mediterranean diet, with the aim to demonstrate its diversity and raise awareness about its importance. Indeed, on the 24th of November 2010, UNESCO decided […]

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Greek honey originating from fir trees and pine treesHoney serves food, health and energy“, that is what the ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates, used to say back in the ancient times. It has also been found in old Greek poems that the Greeks valued their honey as giving the power of wisdom and eloquence. It is no wonder why the famous classic Greek philosopher Plato loved honey himself. This past greatly contributed to the reputation of Greek honey and […]

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