Northern Greece

In my previous post I wrote about the side dish of the best baked Greek Lemony Potatoes I made to accompany this dish. If you live in Northern Greece or if you have a hunter in the family, you might eat wild boar frequently, because there are a lot in the mountains and forests.  When […]


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Ivy on March 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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I hope you enjoyed reading Part I of our trip to Northern Greece and I hope I will not bore you with this long post, but there were many things I wanted you to see. I am dedicating this post to all my Greek friends who live abroad and would like to find out more […]


Continue reading about Northern Greece, Part II: Serres – Chalidiki – Thessaloniki – Athens

Several days ago, we finally decided to take the trip to Thessaloniki, after postponing it a couple of times due to bad weather. This trip was for us like a travel we have been wanting to make over the past years but always something happened that we kept postponing it. So this was an opportunity […]


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Ivy on March 11th, 2008

During our trip to Northern Greece, one of our stops was at Ano Porroia, Serron where we had lunch. In the middle of the village there is a big square and there you can find several restaurants. The tavern we visited was called “OASIS”. We ordered wild boar and buffalo. Both dishes were delicious and […]


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