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Food for the Taste

This week we will speak about Food for the Taste. The last two posts over the last two weeks were Food for the Eyes and Food for the Mind.   This post rounds off and completes what is meant to be a sort of simple yet profound way of understanding eating. The idea for these posts have come about through conversations …


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Food for the Mind

The mind is heavily invested in our eating.  We just don’t often stop to “think” about it.  It seems that the connection between that craving or desire for food and the mind sort of melds into one event that we just don’t pause in the event and consider. Consider that the mind feasts before the palate.  As we talked about …


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Celebrating with Food

One thing that Kyklos Greek Cafe understands is the notion of celebrating life with food. Oftentimes we just breeze by the “meaning” of food.  We eat on automatic pilot, almost taking for granted that there is an unlimited supply of food which is readily available at our fingertips. But when we take a step back and peer beneath just mere …


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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 …


Greek Food – A Healthy Choice

Greek Food – One of the healthiest choices. There’s a very good reason why doctors love the Greek food diets. They are rich with dark leafy veggies, lentils, high-fiber beans, grains, fresh fruit, and olive oil; which deliver lots of immune-boosting and cancer-fighting ingredients. All of these cut your risks of diabetes, heart disease, and other diet-related ailments. In fact, according to …