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    How to make Greek lenten fish roe salad!

    These are the ingredients that you will need to make Greek lenten fish roe salad! 6 -7 slices of stale bread with no crust (use gluten-free bread if following a gluten-free diet) 7 ounces of salted fish roe 2 tablespoons of grated onion 1 1/2 cups Greek olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice n a food...
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    Did you know that Greek wedding rings are an Orthodox tradition?

    In the United States and all around the world, a wedding ring signifies an engagement and a future marriage. It's not necessarily a religious symbol, it's more cultural. In the Greek orthodox religion, wedding rings or a tradition that signifies the "exchange of the rings." Most wedding rings...
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    How to make Greek meatballs with bulgar

    This is the process for making the meatballs with bulgar. It's one of my favorite dishes and I like to make an extra batch and freeze it so I can eat them later :) Add meat, 2 tablespoons of the parsley, scallions, bulgur, egg, and 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 cloves of the minced garlic...
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    I had galaktoboureko and baklava at a fantastic Greek restaurant in Toronto!

    Beautiful!! I always have the same problem lol, I always end up going to both
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    When is everyone traveling to Greece again?

    Wow, an all nighter wedding sounds amazing. Watching the sunset with the happy bride and groom, how beautiful
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    What do you need to know if youre planning your wedding in Santorini

    Please add any tips below that weren't mentioned in the video!
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    How to make pligouri salata

    This is such a light and refreshing dish!! Here's how to make it 4 tablespoons Greek olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped into small pieces 1 cup bulgur wheat 1 cup water 3 medium tomatoes, sliced (remove the cores) 3 scallions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoons chopped...
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    Is it possible to use ground pork or lamb for Greek ground beef recipes?

    Im not a huge fan of ground beef sometimes and I like to switch up the types of protein that I use. Has anyone tried making pastitsio or gemista with pork or lamb for example? How was it?
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    Are there any Greek desserts without nuts?

    My dear friend has a nut allergy, and I noticed that there are so many Greek cookies and desserts with nuts!! Do you have any advice?
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    This Greek chestnut salad is perfect for winter!

    Who knew chestnuts could be made into a salad!! I love making this during the winter months :) Ingredients: 1 pound chestnuts, roasted, peeled and chopped 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon finely minced onion 1 tablespoon fresh, chopped parsley 1 teaspoon fresh, chopped sage 1 teaspoon...
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    The secret to making the best fried eggplant!

    I absolutely love fried eggplant! Even though it's a pretty simple recipe, I've seen a lot of people miss a crucial step. In order to make sure that the eggplant is super crispy on the outside but soft on the inside (yet not wet and mushy) you need to let your eggplant sit with salt so that all...
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    Sixteen Airlines Promise to Refund Passengers in 7 Days After Flight Cancellations |

    Aegean is a great airline, I have rarely been disappointed by them!
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    Pictures from my trip to Athens

    This is from a beach in Attica just outside of the city, I don't remember what its called but it was a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city :) Best part of Athens is that its close to so many great beaches
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    Admiring the natural beauty of Rhodes

    This is one of my favorite islands in Greece for sure, and I don't really think it gets enough credit!! Just look at this natural beauty! Does anyone have pictures of Rhodes that they would like to share? I would love to see them :)
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    Have you heard of sautéed zucchini with eggs!

    This is a great breakfast or brunch recipe, all you need to do is sauté zucchini with onions, mix in whipped eggs and cook to your liking and then add a little bit of oregano and feta cheese on top!
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    What scuba diving is like in Santorini

    This is a sneak peek into what you can see while scuba diving in Santorini
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    Best museums in Paleokastritsa Corfu (in my opinion)

    My first favourite is the Byzantine museum, Casa Parlante and then lastly the Archeological museum. Are there any others that you guys like?