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Crete – Under the Grecian Sun, Romantic Food & Travel Journey

Crete – Under the Grecian Sun, Romantic Food & Travel Journey

“CYNTHIA DADDONA SKILLFULLY HOSTS THIS ROMANTIC CULINARY-TRAVEL JOURNEY & HER IMPROVISATIONAL COMEDIC TALENTS ALSO SHINE THROUGH MAKING FOR A VERY ENTERTAINING PROGRAM!–HELLENIC JOURNAL

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(VIDEO): California Premiere Party Celebrating the Great Food Truck Race on the Food Network

(VIDEO): California Premiere Party Celebrating the Great Food Truck Race on the Food Network

       I drove down from Santa Barbara, California to Orange County for a premiere party for the 2nd Great Food Truck Race that is airing Sunday nights at 9/8c on the Food Network. This second season has special meaning to me because my little sister Nicole is on the Seabirds Food Truck from Costa Mesa, […]

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Delicious, Healthy and Romantic Mediterranean Date Nights (VIDEO)

Delicious, Healthy and Romantic Mediterranean Date Nights (VIDEO)

I’ve found that delicious and healthy Mediterranean meals with quality time at the table definitely contribute to my happy and healthy marriage. Each week, my husband and I take turns planning our weekly date nights. I’m lucky that he can cook, too!…

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Award-Winning Horta (Greek Greens) Recipes

Award-Winning Horta (Greek Greens) Recipes

Recipes for Classical Horta & Horta with a Mediterranean Twist By Cynthia Daddona Photo by RomancingTheTable.com Dark Leafy Greens are an important part of the Mediterranean Diet. Research that began on the Greek Island of Crete in the 1940’s and later included the rest of the Mediterranean, determined that the Mediterranean Diet contributes to living […]

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Yia Yias (Greek grandmothers) and Horta (Greek Greens)

Yia Yias (Greek grandmothers) and Horta (Greek Greens)

Watch this video filmed in Santa Barbara and Crete that includes how to make my award-winning horta recipe! Eating a consistent amount of greens – raw and lightly cooked or steamed can help you live a longer life! I now realize this is what contributed to the longevity of my Mediterranean relatives. Greens are a […]

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AphFoodite™ in Crete on Romance & the healthy Mediterranean diet & lifestyle VIDEO.

AphFoodite™ in Crete on Romance & the healthy Mediterranean diet & lifestyle VIDEO.

Check out this video I did as AphFoodite™ – the Greek goddess of food, romance and love – that was filmed in Crete. What brought us to Crete? My husband Jim and I were delighted when the Pan-Cretan Association of America (through the Greek Trade Office and the Greek National Tourist Organization) invited us on […]

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Enjoy some Love, Laughter and Inspiration with my Date With Myself Video and How to Use Vision Boards To Make Your Dreams Come True

Enjoy some Love, Laughter and Inspiration with my Date With Myself Video and How to Use Vision Boards To Make Your Dreams Come True

The basis for having the life we desire begins with appreciating and loving oneself. This creates the good vibrations and healing that will help us manifest our dreams that can include inner joy, happy relationships, abundance, attracting one’s soulmate, creativity and much more.

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Romance, Date Nights and You!

Romance, Date Nights and You!

In the movie Date Night actors Tina Fey and Steve Carrell are a married couple stuck in a rut with their date nights because they go to the same restaurant and eat the same meal. If I could offer them advice on how to prevent this it would be to keep the romance fresh by […]

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Delicious Grecian Goddess Greek Salad

Delicious Grecian Goddess Greek Salad

This is a wonderful salad to share at the table with family, friends and loved ones.

Here is the recipe for a quick and delicious Greek Village Salad. It is one of the staples of a healthy Mediterranean Greek diet…

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Greetings epicurean gods and goddesses! Romancing the Table™ is dedicated to exploring the key ingredients romantic dining, destinations, healthy Mediterranean recipes and cooking, love relationships and epicurean stories that delight the palette, heart and soul. Welcome to my blog. My name is Cynthia Daddona. I am a 45 year-old American Italian-Greek newlywed, Mediterranean goddess cook […]

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