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The Olive Tree, Its Oil And Fruit

Prospero's Kitchen : Island Cooking of Greece

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Even before Athena dueled with Poseidon over whose gift to man was more valuable—the olive tree or the horse, the tree was an inseparable part of Greek culture and civilization. Not only have olives and olive oil been a staple food...

Meat

Prospero's Kitchen : Island Cooking of Greece

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...With so many days dedicated to fasting and with so much of the population poor for so long, meat has never been an important feature of the Ionian diet. Visitors in the nineteenth century complained about the butchers' scant offerings due...

Fish

Prospero's Kitchen : Island Cooking of Greece

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...Strange that on most of these islands fish should be such a luxury. Nevertheless, many of the visitors over the past two centuries have commented on the expense of fresh fish and described the excitement when a caïqueful would arrive from...

Daily Life on the Islands

Prospero's Kitchen : Island Cooking of Greece

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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... in attendance. Sixty years ago, Lawrence Durrell found the uniforms and vestments so colorful, the traditional gala peasant costumes so dazzling, that he described the processions as akin to "a moving flower bed." They do not seem to have...

Basic Recipes

Prospero's Kitchen : Island Cooking of Greece

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Tomato Sauce for Pasta Sáltsa dormáta yia makarónia 1 pound (½ kg.) fresh ripe tomatoes, peeled, halved, and grated 1 tablespoon olive oil 2...

The Wines of the Ionian

Prospero's Kitchen : Island Cooking of Greece

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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... of Lefkada. They joined together in 1928 to protect themselves from foreign exploitation. Corfu Lawrence Durrell and his drinking companions spent long hours discussing the merits of Corfiot wines. And there are hundreds of them, almost as many...

Breads

Prospero's Kitchen : Island Cooking of Greece

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...The Staff of Life for many generations in the Ionian was not wheat bread but corn bread. Corfu long ago even exported wheat so much was grown on the island. The Venetians changed all that; they permitted no crop that would conflict...

Appetizers, Soups, and Salads

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I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Appetizers Mezedákia Although for generations people in the Ionian Islands ate their meals Italian style, with a first course of pasta or soup, followed by a main course, they also have all the tidbits (mezédes...

Cookies, Candies, And Preserves

Prospero's Kitchen : Island Cooking of Greece

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Sesame and Honey Bars Zakynthos Here is a goody which is invariably served at panigýria and other celebrations. It is also packaged and sold in health food stores. A nutritious way to satisfy a craving for something sweet...

Vegetable Dishes

Prospero's Kitchen : Island Cooking of Greece

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...The cuisine of the Ionian Islands is filled with delicious and imaginative ways of preparing vegetables. Most of them became imaginative out of necessity, the population as a whole being extremely poor for centuries and unable to afford...