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I can’t believe that a year has passed since the last festival – and I can’t believe it’s been six years already that the Routes in Marpissa experiential and cultural festival turned my summers and my life upside down, bringing  joy and inspiration. I recently read that the way we perceive time has to do with fragments […]

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If you follow the blog for a while, you already know that we love sun-dried vegetables, especially tomatoes: their intense flavor adds a summery twist to my favorite salad, to the amazing lamb recipe of our friend Nikos, or to the delicious batter-fried meze of Mrs. Froso from Ikaria. Sun-drying seasonal products is a part […]

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  Gely’s Garides Saganaki Flavors and aromas of favorite seasonal ingredients travel from Aegina to Paros, deliciously messy and inspiring as summer: an e-mail with photos of Gely’s Garides (Shrimps) Saganaki were enough to make me want to go to the market and start cooking, or at least, head to a tavern by the sea and […]

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Today, I had my first real summer day. A real summer day is a day you are fully tuned with everything summery; knowing that you are. The carefreeness and the heat are basic ingredients to a real summer day, the sea and the salt are optional but they do make all the difference in the world, […]

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