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Saturday’s Food For Thought: Fun Greek Facts

  Saturday’s Food For Thought: Fun Greek Facts Greeks consume more olive oil per capita than any other group of people.  Ancient Greeks ate dinner while lying on their sides. The majority of ancient Greek people made their living from farming. Making wine was done by treading and kept in jars to ferment. Olives were either picked by hand or knocked out with a wooden stick. Honey was the only sweetening that existed.    Ten Fun Facts About Ancient Greeks   My favorite, ” Nothing in excess, and know thyself.”… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Fun Greek Facts

New Video On Youtube!!

I am very excited to announce that I posted our first video on YouTube. I would love to share this with all my WordPress friends, and viewers. The video is on Lagana Bread recipe, and this bread is made once a year on Clean Monday, at the start of Lent. Enjoy this video and please please comment, like and subscribe to my channel. I would also love for you to follow on our other social media websites at the links below. Thank you!! Follow Kouzounas Kitchen: Follow On Facebook:… Read more New Video On Youtube!!

Kathara Deftera (Clean Monday)

Today is a very special day in Greece, and around the world. The Greeks celebrate Kathara Deftera which translates to “Clean Monday.”  This is the start of lent among the… Read more Kathara Deftera (Clean Monday)