Tag Archives: Ikaria

Trachanas Vaonis

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Trachanas is a traditional Greek pasta made ​​from flour and milk and has a granular and irregular shape. It is prepared in several varieties, such as sweet or sour, thick or thin, and it is usually cooked as a soup, …

Food for Greeks is a vehicle for communication

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 TEDxAthens 2012 Talks – Diane Kochilas To watch the speech click here Chef, author, and mom Diane Kochilas discusses life lessons from Ikaria, the “Blue Zone” island of longevity, where her family is from. From her experiences over 40 years …

The Island Where People Forget to Die

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In 1943, a Greek war veteran named Stamatis Moraitis came to the United States for treatment of a combat-mangled arm. He’d survived a gunshot wound, escaped to Turkey and eventually talked his way onto the Queen Elizabeth, then serving as …