Macedonia

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2009

The history of Greek red saffron or Krokos Kozanis (Crocus Sativus Linneaus plant) dates back to prehistoric Greece. In modern Greece, it starts again in the 17th century when traders from Kozani, Macedonia, bring the red saffron back from Austria. For 300 years, Greek red saffron is systematically cultivated under the warmth of the Greek […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 25th, 2008

The name of this dish is named after Mount Athos, which in Greek is Aghion Oros.I don’t know if the monks in Agion Oros prepare this dish but it is a very good mezes. Before going to Thessaloniki I asked Peter “The Macedonian Kalofagas” if he knew any good restaurants we could visit and he […]

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