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Koliva ~ wheat berry memorial dessert (κόλλυβα)

This food is made to remember those who have passed and treated to all in attendance to the memorial. It is made primarily of wheat berry, which symbolizes life and regeneration. Like wheat, people are buried in order to grow … Continue reading

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Sourdough bread

Hello everyone!!! When our ancestors invented bread, the dough was made with sourdough not with a packet of yeast. Instead today it is almost impossible to find an old fashioned sour tasting bread. A sourdough bread is without yeast. When you compare with yeast based bread, it … Continue reading

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Bread Baking Day#30- Aegean farmer’s bread

Bread is one of  the sacred food, both the polytheistic and the monotheistic religions of all the times. For especially Aegean region community, the relationship with bread has persisted in one way or another throughout the history,coming until today. And there is no doubt that … Continue reading

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Quick bread with yogurt

The ancient nomadic Turks was cooking flat breads because they don’t have the kind of ovens used for baking loaves of yeasted bread. They were cooking their bread either on a hot iron sheet or on the edge of the hearth. Also … Continue reading

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Potato pies with filo pastry

If your husband or your partner loves pastry in addition prefers it with potato, then it is a necessity to reinvent varieties of pastry with potato (patatesli börek). Börek means pastry in Turkish, literally the root for börek is from … Continue reading

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