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Bay Leaves, the mind focusing and "prophetic" to burn in your room

Posted by moodhacker on April 23, 2018 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)



The bay leaf (also known as Bay Laurel) has a rich history in Western culture. Bay is a symbol of the Greek god Apollo. In fact, his crown is constructed from bay laurel’s slender, slightly silvery leaves. In Ancient Gree...

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The Greek Orthodox Fasting Longevity Effects

Posted by moodhacker on March 18, 2018 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)





Easter is close , and traditionally , Greeks are fasting for 50 Days , since the "Clean Monday" Day,   till the Easter Day that celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ .  

According to tradition faithful Greeks will not consume meat, eggs and dairy products to "clean their body and soul" for Easter.


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Aegean Gastronomy wins enthousiasm in NYC

Posted by moodhacker on March 18, 2018 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)




Traditional products and recipes of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese including legumes, seafood and herbs, were recently presented in New York during a special event at the James Beard House.


Aiming to promote Aegean food culture and stimulate gastronomic innovation, the event was orga...

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The Kalamata olives superfood

Posted by moodhacker on March 14, 2018 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)




Kalamata olives, like pure Greek olive oil, contain phenolic compounds, which are natural antioxidants.and it is this compound that gives olives their unique taste


Phenolic compounds in olives and olive oil is a strong antioxidant, protecting your body from damage from environmental toxins as well as free radicals, ...

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Extra-virgin olive oil may prevent Alzheimer's

Posted by moodhacker on March 12, 2018 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)





New research suggests that extra-virgin olive oil - a key component of the Mediterranean diet - may protect the brain from Alzheimer's disease symptoms. Mouse experiments revealed changes in both cognitive performance and the appearance of nerve cells.


New research explores the neurological benefits of extra-virgin olive oil and finds t...

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Don't miss the 2nd Lesvos Food Festival rich in omega-3

Posted by moodhacker on March 4, 2018 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)



Lesvos Food Fest 2018 will take place over a 10-day period, from July 5th-15th and has been designed to dynamically promote the culinary customs, the traditions and the products of each region, which will host this year’s events, highlighting the geographical and cultural uniqueness of each location.



Lesvos island in Greece, thanks to its geographical location, is a cr...

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Food and Drink in Early Modern Greece

Posted by moodhacker on February 28, 2018 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)




As part of the Greek Festival of Sydney, Dr Alfred Vincent provided  a fascinating lecture on food and drink in early modern Greece that traced the origins of the famed Mediterranean diet

Many studies have indicated that the Mediterranean diet features an abundance of health benefits.


In particular, Gr...

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The Healing Greek Coffee

Posted by moodhacker on July 23, 2017 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (0)





Indeed, the special Greek Coffee, has been proved to promote heart health protect against heart attack and lead to longer life?


A groundbreaking study shows that to reap the most potent h...

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#Patsa for #Hungover, the After Remedy in #Greece

Posted by moodhacker on July 22, 2017 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)




It's considered working-class food,though  the most well known patsa restaurants  have been a trend, in the meat market in Athens fpr decades.Patsa is a soup made of the intestines of a pig, and served with red pepper, vinegar and garlic  


Nutritional scientists explain that the traditional Greek remedy soup popula...

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The very #GreekBlue Picnic trend

Posted by moodhacker on July 21, 2017 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)





““Picnic Athens” started as an idea between friends who enjoy picnicking. Picnickitself, in Greece , an...

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Try the #longevity sea urchin picnic on the #beach in #Greece, and never age...

Posted by moodhacker on May 18, 2017 at 2:10 AM Comments comments (0)



Sea urchin is by far one of the most divine delicacies you can ttry or treat your guests in Greece. Fresh, raw, full of omega3, it  is known as the daily "picnic" by the shore for the Greeks in the sunny summer days. They are fpund only in waters that are very clean, so , despite the unplea...

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Cod and Leeks Unique Recipe from Agiasos, Lesvos

Posted by moodhacker on February 20, 2017 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)



You will need 

One very small leaf salted cod

1 kg of leeks

1 onion

1 bunch celery

3-4 potatoes

tomato juice

olive oil

pepper

 


Preparation 

We first heat olive oil and fry the onion which we have chopped, with the leeks and the celery. ...

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