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Melitzanosalata with yoghurt

  Melitzanosalata with yoghurt  Meh-lee-ja-no-sa-lata My love for aubergines has been great since I was young. Every spring my father and I would plant a vegetable garden (I still do). My brother did not like the gardening very much – he has always loved fishing much more than anything else! Aubergines In our garden at […]

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Athens by bike

Author: Annette Spaan. Photographer: Annette Spaan and Monique van Hulst Dutch Travel Journalist Annette Spaan spent months in Greece and wrote this blog about her experiences. Scroll down for the Dutch version   Athens by bike From Bangkok to New York to Buenos Aires, tourists are discovering world cities more and more by bike. Quite often […]

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Hotel tip Athens: Athens Center Square Hotel

  Hotel tip Athens: Athens Center Square Hotel When in Athens you want a hotel which feels like coming home, within walking distance of the sights. The three-star hotels of Athens Hotels Group offer just that. They are located in two of the nicest districts of the historic center. Hotels Plaka and Hermes in the […]

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Refreshing lemon and mint drink

Photographer: Annette Spaan   Refreshing lemon and mint drink The lemon is the key ingredient of the Greek kitchen, but on Poros we have an extra special bond with it. This is because of the lemon grove just across on the Peloponnese, the Lemonodasos. Although it is situated on the Peloponnese, it’s officially part of […]

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Artichokes with fresh lemons

Photographer: Annette Spaan   Artichokes with fresh lemons This is one of my favourite meals! There are modern recipes with artichokes, but this is a very traditional one. My mother taught me how to make it. Vegan recipe This dish is part of the many vegan recipes the Greeks have. Did you know that according […]

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Greek yoghurt with honey and walnuts

Photographer: Annette Spaan   Greek yoghurt with honey and walnuts Whether you eat it for breakfast, lunch or dessert, this is a real treat! Take your cutest bowls out of your cupboard, fill them with Greek yoghurt and break a handful of walnuts over it. Drizzle as much honey as you like on top….Enjoy!! Teaspoon […]

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Katerina’s Farm

Author and photographer: Annette Spaan Dutch Travel Journalist Annette Spaan spent months at the Odyssey and wrote this blog about her experiences.   Katerina’s Farm If you are wondering where Katerina gets such wonderful fresh ingredients, you need to look no further than her olive farm on the Peloponnese mainland. Here she and her husband […]

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