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Third Greek Dinner Around The World

Happy Greek Dinner Around The World!   Many Greeks are celebrating on January 15 from around the globe. Photo Credit: Keri Douglas Australia, Greece, California, New York, Chicago, Michigan, Texas, Canada, and other places are joining together this evening for some yummy Greek delicacies. Keri Douglas owner of Nine Muses Blog created this fun event three years ago. She wanted Greeks from around the world to celebrate our Greek heritage. This is my third year joining in. This year I decided to create a fun Greek collage of my favorite… Read more Third Greek Dinner Around The World

Οχι Day, Name Day Celebration, and Breaking Bad Cupcakes!

Today is Oxi Day!!!! Oxi Day is a day to commemorate the rejection by Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas (in power from August 4, 1936, until January 29, 1941) of the ultimatum made by Italian… Read more Οχι Day, Name Day Celebration, and Breaking Bad Cupcakes!

A traditional recipe from my dad’s village in Mani, Greece

This recipe goes way back in time and I asked my dad to come up with a few traditional recipes and here is one of them.  This comes from My dad’s home town, Mani. -Enjoy Maniatiko Chirino Me Patates-( Mani Roasted Pork with Potatoes Recipe) Ingredients- 2 pounds of pork, rinsed and sliced 5 large potatoes, peeled and sliced, and cut into 2 inch pieces 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper 1 garlic- minced 6 tbsp of dried sage 1 tsp of oregano 2 cups of… Read more A traditional recipe from my dad’s village in Mani, Greece

Today’s Featured Recipe Thursday!

This recipe comes from a lady who is Greek, who lives in Belgium. She follows my recipes all the time on Facebook and I would like to thank her for submitting over 11 recipes to me. I love her recipes and they are all very traditional Greek style Recipes. Let’s get cooking!!!! Marina Rigas Manitaropita ( Mushroom pie) Recipe- 7 cups of fresh mushrooms- sliced 1 1/2 cups of fresh yogurt, strained 4 eggs- beaten 1.5 cups of Kefalotiri or Gouda cheese (grated) 4 tablespoons of flour 3 tsp of… Read more Today’s Featured Recipe Thursday!

I love Gaea!!!

They shared 2 of my very own recipes on to their official facebook and pinterest. Please like Gaea and their products! http://pinterest.com/gaeaproducts/mediterranean-diet-recipes-and-colors/ http://pinterest.com/pin/172122016981507362/ https://www.facebook.com/GAEAproducts?fref=ts

These are the lovely gifts I received from Gaea.

I am very happy to show you all these lovely products! I broke right into the box and tried the olives and they are very unique. You can tell all of the products are fresh, and they come from Greece.  I would like to share with you a recipe that you can use with the Gaea products. Bruschetta Greek Style Recipe- sourdough or ciabatta rolls- ( I used 8 open ciabatta rolls) 1 tablespoon of the gaea olive tapenade a bunch of fresh basil a bunch of fresh mint 1/2… Read more These are the lovely gifts I received from Gaea.

One of my favorite all time recipes.

This recipe I can remember from a long time ago, in Greece. I remember eating this in Athens, and I made it ever since then. If you enjoy artichokes and potatoes, then you will love this.   Artichokes & Potatoes- Aginares Kai Patates Recipe Serves up to 6. Ingredients- 1 pound of fingerling potatoes or any potatoes if you don’t have fingerling 1/2 pound of artichokes marinated in lemon juice and garlic or you can use marinated artichokes 1/2 onion- diced 1 large garlic- minced 3 stalks of celery- thinly… Read more One of my favorite all time recipes.

Good evening California!

Here is a great youtube video featuring raw foods. Enjoy-

Traditional Rizogalo Recipe. (Greek Rice Pudding)

Greece is known for many sweets and one of my favorites is, Rizogalo. ( As in Greek, Rizi meaning rice, and gala meaning milk.) Rizogalo- Ρυζόγαλο Recipe Ingredients: 1/2 cup of… Read more Traditional Rizogalo Recipe. (Greek Rice Pudding)

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