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Green amaranth and zucchini vegetable stew aka “vlita yiachni”

Greek cuisine is full of wild greens. One of the most popular, which we usually enjoy eating during summer, is the amaranth greens, the “vlita” as we call them here in Greece.

They can be boiled and eaten as a salad but they are also cooked with zucchini in a popular dish that is called “yiachni”. It’s sort of a vegetable stew, very healthy and very easy to make!

 

 

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Calamari with pasta

It’s not well known abroad but we Greeks are huge fans of pasta dishes. There are many famous dishes in our cuisine that have as their basic ingredient different types of pasta. We combine pasta with anything even seafood, a combination that makes the most mouthwatering dishes and it brings us to our new blog post!

 

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