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All Posts from July, 2006

Koulouri Mou!

I was very happy to discover a recipe for Koulouri on Le Pétrain. Koulouri is a Greek bread I fell in love with ever since I went to Athens. It is originally a bread shaped as a loaf stemming from Cyprus. But in Athens it is commonly sold having the shape of a thin doughnut, and somehow, it is the Greek Bretzel, a bread anyone could eat any occasion, a casual and handy snack. They are sold in bakeries and on the street, even very early in the morning in front of nightclubs. Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Food,Greece

Vinho Verde: a cult wine

Vinho Verde is one of the wines which bear a mystery. On one hand it represents a quarter of Portugals wine production and is exported to some 55 countries in the world. Yet, outside Portugal this wine remains unknown or rather has the status of being some kind of insider tip. Or have you ever seen Vinho Verde on a restaurant wine list? Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Portugal

2004 Chateau Lazaridi „Magic Mountain“ Sauvignon Blanc, Makedonia

Chateau Lazaridi is located in Drama, a region in the Northern Greek part Makedonia where winemaking exists for some 5000 years. Nevertheless the brothers Nikos and Kostas Lazaridis have built in the late 1980’s a winery which stands for the renewal of winemaking in the Drama area; The Turkish occupation in the 19th century, the Balkan wars, Phyloxera and the second world war have nearly ruled out winemaking of this traditional region until then. Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Greece
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