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    Spanakopita

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    Greece is located in the southern part of Europe in the Mediterranean. There is two large peninsulas, Chalcidice and Peloponnese, that is projected and shapes the formation of the country Greece. The history of this country was founded by the “Indo-European peoples, including the Mycenaeans, began entering Greece about 2000 B.C. and set up a sophisticated civilization” (Greece). From December 1944 to October 16, 1949, the Greek civil war happened and the Communist guerrillas conceded defeated. With the help of U.S. and the Truman Doctrine, the Greek government was able to help fight against the Communists people. Finally, in December of 1974, Greece was able to declare a republican country. Currently, Greece is under parliamentary republic…

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    My Greek-American Culture

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    However, being adopted into my best friend’s Greek Orthodox family my senior year gave me not only more opportunities but also more cultural exposure. Every Sunday night at family dinner, they would share parts of their Greek-American culture with me, especially through food. My adopted mom would spend all day preparing a meal that could include spanakopita, Greek salad, and fasolada. Since moving in with them, I have developed a specific interest in their culture and in the country of Greece as…

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    Rick Bayless is a chef that specializes in Mexican cuisine. He has opened up many of his own restaurants between Chicago and Los Angeles. He has a total of six restaurants and one catering company. His first restaurant he opened up was Frontera Grill, which is located in Chicago. He also opened up Topolobampo which specializes in fine dining in Mexican cuisine. Bayless has been in many TV shows and has won many awards as well as written many cookbooks. He is a chef that contemporizes Mexican…

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    ancient Greek. They were significant changes especially after the agrarian revolution in Europe as new crops were grown such as the potatoes, maize, pepper and tomatoes. This brought great changes in the recipe of preparing Italian food. Differences in taste and adversity in regions are some of the factors that make Italian food to be so popular. Pizza and Spaghetti are the most popular Italian dishes of…

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    warehouses. The loft-like space of the restaurant has many rugged aspects like the hanging warehouse pendant lights and the metallic components throughout, however Fig and Olive also has a calm Mediterranean feel to its decor. The industrial aspects are balanced out by their clay walls, sky lights, and olive plants throughout. There are also modern characteristics woven into the restaurant's design with their full wall shelves of wine and olive oil. Those olive oils are Fig and Olive's brand…

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    History Of Pizza Essay

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    The History of Pizza There is much iteration of just how pizza became the food that we know and love today. One story says that pizza has been around since the Stone Age when people would bake crude bread on the stones of a fire and after the cooking of this bread they would top it off with different seasonings and toppings. They would use this bread as a plate to sop up broth or gravies (Stradley, p. 1). Another story says that pizza was founded in Naples, by the Greeks, in the 1700s. The story…

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    Have you ever sat at home and just got the urge for a pizza? We all do this but some of us simply go to the closest pizza shop and get a greasy, overpriced pizza, feel unhealthy the next morning and regret buying the pizza, as well as having less money in our pockets. I have done this plenty of times. I would be much better off if I thought about my decision before just jumping in the car and going to the nearest place. From this moment onwards, I know where I will be going for a pizza even if…

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    and how quickly I improved. By the time I reached middle school, I began to identify myself as a jock. I played for the school basketball team and spent almost every day practicing. Sometime around sixth grade, I had to do a project about my heritage and from that point on I became very interested in my own culture. I am half Mexican and half European which creates a very interesting mix of cultures. My mom’s family came from France, Scotland and Germany and settled in Mississippi, Tennessee…

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    environmental problems, including significant chemical pollution from factory discharges and waste dumping, but the main threat to its biodiversity probably stems from deforestation and other natural habitat losses. Mexico’s main religion is Roman Catholic. 88 percent of the population is Roman Catholic. Mexican diet contains relatively high intakes of legumes and dietary fiber; it also was high in cholesterol. Contrary to our hypothesis, those consuming the traditional Mexican diet pattern had…

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    Is Green actually Good Can you imagine listening and watching to all those ads about huge, delicious, juicy, mouthwatering burgers, and not being able to eat it, or even think about eating it? It would be horrible, not only is meat delicious, but without it, it can lead to malnutrition. Vegetarianism is dangerous! Meat gives us many of our daily vitamins, iron, minerals, and fats, without them, the human body will not function properly. Vegetarianism is not helping you or your body! Many…

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