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The unique foods of Greece and their health benefits – Red Wine

20.12.2019 in Gastronomy

Red Wine   ORIGIN AND TRAITS With the festive season around the corner, let us take a minute to picture what is essential on every celebratory gathering; the food selection may differ from region to region, yet, there is one type of drink which is present in almost any special occasion, the red wine. No matter the new drinks and sophisticated cocktails, red wine is an invariable staple which conbines pleasure with potential health benefits. Considered to be part of a balanced diet and closely connected with the consumer habits of the Mediterranean cultures, is it highly popular – if…

Mulled sweet wine

20.12.2019 in Gastronomy

Mulled sweet wine   Ingredients a bottle of red wine 1 orange 2 cinnamon sticks ¼ teaspoon cardamom a couple of star anises / cloves a couple tablespoons of maple syrup or honey 1 tablespoon brandy or bourbon or cognac Instructions Add all the ingredients in a pot: the red wine, orange, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and honey. Bring the pot ingredients to a boil. Remove from the heat and add the liqueur of preference. Use a strainer to remove the solid ingredients. Serve the mulled wine warm with your favorite garnish – try one of these: Pomegranate seeds Rosemary…