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You can cook our recipes too! Mussels from Olympiada in spicy sauce By Louloudia Alexiadou, chef in Akroyali restaurant Ingredients 1 bag of mussels, fresh and cleaned 1 ripe tomato 1 green pepper 1 red pepper Lemon, slices and grated peel 1 handful of parsley, chopped 1/2 cup of olive oil Lemon juice Mustard Feta cheese, crumbled Oregano Chilli pepper (optional) Scrub and debeard the mussels. Pour the olive oil in a pan and add the tomato, the peppers, the lemon and bring to the boil. Add the mussels, lemon juice and season to taste. Turn the heat to high and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add the parsley and oregano.

Tip: The secret of this dish are the mussels from Olympiada. They are the best in Greece - tasty, big, clean, healthy! This is because Strimonas river flows into the Strimonikos bay, where Olybiada is situated, and as a result there are the perfect conditions for the production of the famous ÂŤMussels from Olympiada. The locals celebrate the sea for this gift and every year on 6 of July they organise the mussel festival, to celebrate the rich local production.

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Located at the foot of Agion Oros with its unique culinary particularity of a diet based on vegetables and fish for the 2,500 monks living o...

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Located at the foot of Agion Oros with its unique culinary particularity of a diet based on vegetables and fish for the 2,500 monks living o...

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