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The Delicious Greek Pies – Traditional Cheese Pie Recipe

“Spanakopita” nowadays has become an international dish because all people who visit Greece try it and love it! Of course “spanakopita” is the top of the iceberg because all over Greece there are hundreds of different recipes for pies!

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The Wines Of Attica

To be enjoyed with all 5 senses Today I am going to write about one of my favorite subjects – wine. A master of wine told me that you have to enjoy wine with your five senses and I definitely … Continue reading

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Beans in Greek cuisine

Legumes are one of the basic elements of the Greek cuisine and the Mediterranean diet and they have fed generations for years and years. Not expensive food, easy to cook and healthy!

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Greek Easter – Do it the Greek way! (Part 4)

Four simple steps to discover the magic of Greek Easter! But this is already STEP 4! Catch up with STEP 1, STEP 2 and STEP 3 before you proceed. STEP 4 (and most important!) – Easter Sunday: Wake up as … Continue reading

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Greek Easter – Do it the Greek way! (Part 1)

If you are visiting Athens during Greek Orthodox Easter Week, consider yourself lucky! It’s an experience you will not regret, as long as you… do it the Greek way! In the coming days you will be reading all about the … Continue reading

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All Souls’ Days or Saturdays of Souls

“Saturdays of Souls” are days set for commemoration of the dead in the Greek Orthodox Church. Jesus Christ lay dead in the tomb on a  Saturday that is why Saturday was chosen for prayer for the dead. There are several … Continue reading

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Street Food in Athens. A feast on feet!

Athens is a fast city with fast people that need fast food – and fast. But fast food in Athens doesn’t necessarily mean greasy, salty, cholesterol ridden junk food. Fast food in Athens is very fresh, nutritious and most of the times … Continue reading

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How Athens Walking Tours started!

OUR HISTORY It was back in 2004 when I was sitting in my husband’s office, tired after a city bus tour in German. I put my fist on the table and said “I do not want to do this any … Continue reading

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