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Melomakarona Part 2

Christmas has passed. I am sure you all had a great time with your families or friends. But don’t get sad, we have New Year’s Eve still coming. It is a big celebration as well. I know that some of you may have had all their share on cookies, but I promised to give you a...

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Merry Christmas

Myspace Graphics, Christmas Graphics at WishAFriend.com No recipe today, just wishes for the occasion. I would like to wish to everybody Very Merry Christmas. May the birth of Jesus give to you and your families good health, love and joy. I hope you will all have a wonderful time whatever you do simple or more...

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Melomakarona (Greek Christmas Cookies) Part 1

Ok, I am sure you noticed the part 1 in my title. This is because I am going to give you two recipes for melomakarona. One by Stelios Parliaros and one by Simone Kafiris. I told you before how much I admire Stelios Parliaros, not only because he is a great pastry chef, but also...

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Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Potatoes

Christmas is on its way and I am cooking and baking, so I can post Greek festive recipes. Just to give you an idea of how we celebrate in Greece, I will tell you what we normally cook and bake. In terms of sweets we have basically, three types of sweets: melomakarona, kourabiedes and diples....

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Spaghetti al Roquefort

I made a discovery lately. A very important one. At least to me anyway. My son likes Roquefort. Can you believe that? My husband is a huge fan of this cheese. He adores it, literally. I, on the other hand, don’t like it, at all. You can imagine my surprise when my son tried from...

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Mexican Souvlaki and a Second Giveaway

Oh, I love this. Cooking is so much fun when you try to combine different ingredients, different cultures, different ways of making things. I began with all good intensions to make Greek souvlaki. As I was preparing everything, I realized that this little kitchen elf that makes my life difficult sometimes has stroke again. I...

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Lachanodolmades (Cabbage Dolmades)

First of all let me just thank each and every one of you again for your beautiful wishes and comments. I really appreciate them a lot. We may live far away from one another, but we are all part of this beautiful community that has no borders and distances. Now back to our weekly recipe....

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A Birthday and a Giveaway!

Today I become 2 years old. Not me –although God knows how much I would love to be two again- my blog becomes two years old. Two years ago I decided to share my passion and love for food with people around the world who have the same wish. At this point and since today...