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Category Archives: RECIPES

Most great outdoor ventures start with this really early morning dilemma: should I sleep or should I force myself to go and have fun? A great fishing trip is no exception. When the alarm clock rings it is dark outside; it is chilly even at the end of spring, and one can feel torn between […]

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It’s been almost a week now, that sky here at the islands started taking its seasonal dramatic colours: one continuous alternation of shades, in dialogue with the sea, that starts mid September and really takes off in October and November. During this period, the sky looks so impressive that almost beats the classic Autumn images […]

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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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Last week, we saw snow falling at the islands. It covered most Aegean mountaintops, even streets and beaches! The white sugar cube houses in snow; an uncommon Aegean sight that made children -and not only children- happy to watch. In such cold days, the best thing to do is spend time with friends around a fireplace: that […]

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