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FOOD
Veggies provide dishes fit for a king
Okra, green beans, aubergines, capsicums, zucchini and tomatoes are the protagonists of summer meals. Cooked in the right amount of olive oil, they constitute a number of well-loved dishes that come under the general heading in Greek cuisine of 'ladera.'
 INSIDE GASTRONOMY
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FOOD
Tasty tips to enjoy mange tout
 
When buying string beans, make sure they have been freshly picked at the right stage of their growth -- that is, the seeds should just be formed -- so that they are tender and have no strings to remove from the sides.
FOOD
Humble catch not to be frowned upon
 
By Dinos Kiousis
Kakavia was the staple food of fishermen stopping in coves to take refuge from bad weather. The word is derived from “kakavi,” the copper pot that was used.
 
INTERVIEW
NIKOS MARANTZIDIS
Why and how people act
By Katerina Bakoyannis
In the wake of the recent attack on Nikos Marantzidis, the University of Macedonia professor talks about history, myth and failed dialogue.
EXHIBITION
COSTUMES
Handmade Greek fashion history
By Elis Kiss
Tracing developments in local attire from the 18th to the early 20th century, “Patterns of Magnificence: Tradition and Reinvention in Greek Women’s Costume” was developed by the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation (PLI), a cultural organization based in Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, currently celebrating 40 years of operations.
SOCIETY
KETHEA
A lifeline for addicts
By Alexandra Giannidi
Six years into a deep recession that has seen Greece slash its healthcare budget and society come under great pressure, those working at KETHEA, one of the country's biggest drug therapy networks, are being forced to deal with the fallout.
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