Monthly Archives: July 2013

Atherina (Mediterranean sand smelt)

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The ether of the Greek seas! Atherina, is one of the most delicious meze for tavern foodie lovers and it is described as the ether of the sea and fish! It has an ethereal, silverish appearance and its skin is …

Dittany of Crete

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Loving & Healing Chosen by ancient gods and modern witches for its healing and aphrodisiac properties, dittany of Crete also locally referred to as “erontas” meaning love, is a healing, therapeutic and aromatic plant that only grows wild on the …

Apricot

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The first sign of the Greek summer There is an old, cheerful Greek song about a girl “worshiping” her boyfriend and describing him with “cherry lips and apricot cheeks”, because apricots in our culture really represent an image of health …

Myzithra

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Melts on the tongue and fills the mouth with its sweet warmth! Myzithra is a traditional, unpasteurized, fresh cheese made with milk and whey from sheep and/or goats, in an average ratio of 7 to 3. It has being produced …

Rakomelo by Finest Roots Spirits

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Rakomelo, the Aegean Sea’s finest and strongest liqueur, blends natural honey in perfect balance with Cretan raki, some cinnamon and clove buds to create a remarkable flavor. Finest Roots’ rakomelo is distilled with natural water and it consists of 100% …

Rakomelo

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An all Greek “cooked” cocktail Rakomelo is a local Greek alcoholic drink combining raki or tsikoudia with honey (meli) and several spices, such as cinnamon and cardamom or other regional herbs. It has an amber bright, warm color and as …