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So much blue and a narrow strip of land emerging. This image is the definition of a Cycladic island. LiberatingView full post »

Gastronomy Days

A Cycladic food festival in Athens! How cool is that?  This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, in Athens, at the BenakiView full post »

Τhe driving soundtrack

of an island I didn’t drive before moving to the island. Why drive, when there are trains and buses, the metro,View full post »

Chef Yiannis Kioroglou

From Cannes to Santorini Yiannis Kioroglou, one of the most prominent Greek Chefs and the creative mind that brought aView full post »

A full moon night

…just out of this world, like the one we had last night: from the island of Santorini, an image that is hard toView full post »

The upper side of the world

This picture made us think of The Upper Side of the World, the title of a novel about Oia of Santorini, written byView full post »


On a day like this, griege is all I can think of: a suitable word for the blend of grey and beige, for the unfinished;View full post »

Escape #18

Thinking of the summer…View full post »

A Monday that doesn’t feel like Monday

Clean Monday is for me a day that combines the last scene of the Mary Poppins movie with a Mediterranean flair. Which isView full post »

About old mirrors

When I sneak into old island houses, I always look around for mirrors hanging on the walls. Those mirrors, usually asView full post »

Orange flavored cracked wheat salad

This is one of my favorite salads. When I make it for parties and gatherings it is always a big hit. What’s notView full post »

Photo of the day

Winter Aegean breeze When I was a child, there was this popular TV commercial for washing powder; at a sunny AegeanView full post »

Clementines and saffron tea

Mondays and Tuesdays can be so electronic 80s sometimes, can’t they? They have beat, they have repetition, butView full post »

aegeanpan on instagram

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The blessing of the waters

Epiphany in Aegina January 6, and the island of Aegina is ready for the day of the lights or Theophania - one of theView full post »

Photo of the day

photos by christos drazos words by maria alipranti    View full post »

A New Journey

We wish you a very Happy New year!   photos by christos drazos words by maria alipranti    View full post »

Cook with love

The holiday season is here again. Cities are getting busier, islands are getting quieter. At five o’ clock in theView full post »