Cooking with pulses and grains

What strange times we live in. I hope you are all safely at home and the only thing you have to combat against is a little bit of boredom. I put together a list of my favourite pulses and grains recipes. They are quick, nutritious dishes and hopefully they will serve as inspiration now that we are all indoors with plenty of time in our hands to cook.

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Giant beans bake, gigantes plaki

Greek classics

gigantes sto fourno @eatyourselfgreek

There are some recipes that are so simple, you never give them a second thought. Giant beans bake, gigantes sto fourno is just one of these. In all the time I have been blogging, I never thought of bringing this Greek classic into the list. Here we are though: giant beans bake – gigantes plaki, a super easy recipe. Continue reading Facebooktwitterpinterestinstagramby feather

National day, national food

Here in Greece the 28th of October commemorates WWII. Surprisingly enough this date marks the beginning of the war, when a loud NO met the Italian ultimatum of surrender, rather than its end. Sentiment against the occupation was so strong the day was commemorated even during the war years. Nowadays, it is celebrated with a military march in Thessaloniki and many unofficial school parades.  It’s a celebration and a reminder of bad times never to return and the hope that no one will have to face the hardship of war.

More on the historical facts can be found here:

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