Koula Barydakis shows us how to make vegetarian grape leaves on the island of Crete.
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Every Mediterranean country has a tradition of small plate foods that are eaten either as appetizers or as a meal on their own. In America, we are most familiar with Tapas from Spain, but there are many other versions of Tapas from other countries. The Lebanese version is the “Meze”. These small plates of food […]
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Foods of Crete Cook Book
Do you want to eat like the
healthiest people in the world?
In the 1960’s, the Greek island of Crete had the highest longevity rates in the world, the men lived to be the same age as the women and researchers could only find one man on the island who had heart disease.
In our cookbook, Foods of Crete: Traditional Recipes from the Healthiest People in the World you will find over 110 delectable recipes by Koula Barydakis, a chef and cooking teacher from the island and a guide to eating the Mediterranean diet by Bill Bradley, Registered Dietician.
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