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Power of Souvlakia

    I don’t understand why they taste so good…I can be as happy as when I eat Japanese food. Our favorite souvlaki place is in our neighborhood. Their souvlakia are big and really tasty. Usually we eat chicken pita gyros. Thinly sliced meat is layered vertically on a large skewer, and the meat is… Continue reading Power of Souvlakia

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Cabbage Consumption

We buy cabbages from the same person at the laiki agora. I cannot explain what’s so good about these cabbages. However, when we buy a cabbage from somewhere else, we cannot eat as much (it just doesn’t taste good). I like to add soy sauce into the salad. Olive oil and lemon go very well… Continue reading Cabbage Consumption

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Nutella vs. Merenda

Whether you are a Nutella lover or a Merenda lover, there isn’t much difference in how fatty they are… The big difference is the proportion of hazelnut. I can’t tell the taste of hazelnut in Merenda, so the percentage of hazelnut is understandable.  Maybe those who like hazelnut are likely to prefer Nutella…? Nutella is… Continue reading Nutella vs. Merenda

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“Greek” Yogurt

At least for non-yogurt products, I suspect that the term “Greek yogurt” is used in package labeling just for advertisement purpose. In the UK, “Greek yogurt” needs to be produced in Greece in order to be labeled as such.  For this reason, there are lots of “Greek style” yogurt (they may contain additives to create… Continue reading “Greek” Yogurt

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Secret to Health?

He says, he drinks mixture of one tablespoon of each ingredient (initially I thought he drinks a whole glass…). According to him, it improves the digestive system health. After checking online, I also found it is apparently good for the heart and helps relieving constipation and more…There are also different “receipts” including using honey and… Continue reading Secret to Health?

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Q: What is it?

  When I first saw just the outside, it reminded me of an oyster. My impression  is that it has unusual flavors and I’m convinced that not everyone would appreciate it (I’d love to try it again, though). Our friend said, when you try for the first time, it tastes odd. For the second time,… Continue reading Q: What is it?

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Fast food

    You can read the original article here. The article also says that a famous American coffeehouse chain may also show the similar pattern in Greece. I agree since there are so many different places for coffee, and I cannot find a reason to stick to this specific coffeehouse. Besides, smoking is not allowed… Continue reading Fast food