Avgolemono is a delicious Greek soup simply made, as the name suggests, with eggs and lemon.
It is a traditional meal in Homer’s country and every Yaya (grandmother) in Greece prepares it for her grandchildren at home.
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Caesar Salad was invented on the 4th of July by a man named Cesare Cardini.
On the year 1924, the Italian American restaurateur ran its business in Tijuana, Mexico, to escape the madness of Prohibitionism. Having run out of food for the weekend, Mr. Cesare ingeniously crafted a daily special using olive oil, eggs, romaine lettuce and bread for his hungry customers. The dish became an instant success and was exported to the US as the Caesar Salad we know today.
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The traditional Tortilla Española, or Spanish Tortilla, got this name from its round shape, similar to a small torta (cake). A close relative of the Italian frittata and the French omelette, Spanish Tortilla is, in fact, an egg preparation with the addition of potatoes and onions and has nothing to do with its Mexican homonymous!
Many are the versions of the original recipe, but the most famous and the most traditional one is Tortilla de Patatas, or Tortilla with Potatoes.
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Pastiera Napoletana is an Italian pie, traditionally baked on Maundy Friday and consumed on Easter Sunday. Its origins trace back to Roman times, when eggs, ricotta cheese and wheat would be mixed together to celebrate the coming of Spring.
The cake, as we know it today, was supposedly rediscovered in the XVII Century by the nuns of San Gregorio Armeno, a convent in the city of Naples, that made it famous by adding orange blossom water, candied fruits and spices to the original version.
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Gazpacho Andaluz is essentially a Sopa Fría (cold soup) from the Spanish region of Andalucía. The origins of the dish are uncertain and so is the etymology of the word.
One thing is for sure: “de Gazpacho no hay empacho”, you can never have enough of it!
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Here’s the recipe for the Authentic Pesto alla Genovese!
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Misspelled and often mispronounced, Bruschetta (to pronounce as bru’skétta) is one of the oldest food preparations in Italy.
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Every time we see the lemonade stand in the American movies we desperately need a glass of this refreshing beverage.
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Here’s the recipe for the Authentic Polish Sour Rye Soup Żurek!
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Here’s the recipe for the Authentic Polish Sour Rye, called Zakwas or Żur, a must-have ingredient to prepare the traditional soup Żurek!
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