Thessaloniki

  Bougatsa with Semolina Pastry Cream Bougatsa has its origins from the Byzantine period (before the fall of the city in 1453), when Constantinople was still Greek and was famous for its plakountes, which meant flat and when these were later taken by the Romans  were called placentae.  The word bougatsa is also connected with […]

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Continue reading about Bougatsa (Phyllo Pastry with sweet cream) and Nistisimi Bougatsa (vegan)

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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Continue reading about Agioritiki Tigania

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 […]

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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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Continue reading about Northern Greece, Part I: Athens – Porroia – Rodopolis – Serres

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