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The Kyklos Gyro

This week on facebook, Kyklos Greek Cafe  did a post  on their Food Item of the Week.  The item?  Well, The Kyklos Gyro.  The response to this post garnered such a resounding affirmation of the popularity of the Kyklos Gyro that I felt I should do a short piece on it. At Kyklos Greek Cafe, we have settled on a …


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Grilled Lemon and Oregano Chicken

Now we know how much our patrons enjoy Kyklos Greek Café’s grilled chicken and obviously we cannot give out our super secret recipe. However this recipe is a delicious alternative that we know you will love! Chicken seasoned with salt, pepper, and Greek oregano is cooked over the coals and basted with latholemono (oil and lemon sauce) for a fabulous …


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Greek Easter Bread

Greek Easter Bread  Although Easter time in western Christianity has passed, Great Lent is in full swing meaning that Easter in Eastern Orthodox Christianity is around the corner. This year the celebration will be held on May 5th, 2013. We thought you might enjoy some traditional recipes Greek families that are Orthodox Christian worldwide share. Today we would like to …


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Baklava for the Home Cook

Baklava Baklava is a sweet pastry with Mediterranean origins dating back to the 8th century BC. The Assyrians would bake thin layers of dough with nuts and drizzle it with honey. However this sweet treat was predominately consumed by the wealthy or on very special occasions. A number of groups would like to claim that they are the original creators …


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A Culinary Journey through Greece: Part Five

Spirits and Distillates We have touched on the geography of Greece and her fertile soil. We know that the unusual terrain produces unparalleled taste and variety lending to delicious foods and wines. Well, today we will learn about spirits, liquors and liqueurs, and how they are ingrained in the lives and lifestyles of the Greek people. Fruits, grains, aromatic herbs …


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A Culinary Journey through Greece: Part Four

Wine: Grapes and Varietals Four thousand years of history and the wines of Greece still seem to be very overlooked by Americans. However, since the 1980’s wine production and quality has vastly improved.  This is quite the conundrum! Today we are learning about the different grape varieties and wines native to this rich and beautiful land. Although there are over …


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A Culinary Journey through Greece: Part Three

Wine: History We have touched on the fact that Greece is predominately a rocky and mountainous country, making her land difficult to cultivate standard crops. However, her geography and geology along with the fertile runoff from the mountains and hills makes Greece an ideal place to grow wine grapes. Four thousand years of history and tradition tell us this is …


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A Culinary Journey through Greece: Part Two

History Few people realize that Greek cooking is quite possibly the oldest example of “fusion” cuisine dating back to circa 350 B.C. with influences from both near and far. It is also a fact that the first cookbook was published in 330 B.C. written by the “chef” Archestratos. Did you know that the tall, white chef hats we see today …