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Vasilopita for 2013

Every year during New Year’s Eve, Greek housewives make the vasilopita. Vasilopita is a either a cake or a tsoureki and is a custom that comes from the very early Christian years. Just after the coming of the New Year or the next day the Chief of the family cuts the vasilopita. The person, who...

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Stuffed Florina Peppers

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I hope you all had a beautiful time during Christmas and you found some time to sit back and relax from your everyday routine. During Christmas Day we had lunch at my mother-in-law’s house and also we had the chance to meet with friends and have...

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Merry Christmas

May Christmas time fill your Home with Joy, your Heart with Love and your Life with Laughter! Υγεία, Αγάπη και Χαρά σήμερα και κάθε μία από τις 365 ημερες του 2013! I will take the following two days off blogging to spend some time with family and friends. Enjoy the holidays and I will be...

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Kourabiedes

  Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! As I promised you, I made the real kourabiedes and I am giving you the recipe today! Kourabiedes along with Melomakarona and Diples are the traditional Christmas sweets we eat these festive days! I followed the recipe by Stelios Parliaros the famous Greek pastry chef...

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Kataifi with Apples and Almonds

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Holidays are seriously on their way! I can feel it by visiting your blogs and see the net flooded with mouthwatering and delicious sweets. Well, if someone cannot eat sweets during Christmas when can he/she? I mean Christmas is The Sweetest Fest of all at least...

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Chocolate Kourabiedes

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Just like in all Christian countries, Christmas is a big fest in Greece too. During the old days and because Greece is surrounded by sea, people here used to decorate a ship. But as globalization reached our country too, we adopted the northern Europe’s tree which...

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A Festive Post

Today I am celebrating two things! First it is my name day. In Greece most of the days in calendar are dedicated to a Saint. We, most of the times, take our names from Saints. Today Saint Catherine celebrates and so do I, since Katerina is the Greek name for Catherine! I made the Lemon...

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Mushrooms Salad

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! As you elevate from 20’s to 30’s, from 30’s to 40’s and from 40’s to 50’s and if you are just a little bit observant, you get to see changes happen to your body. Between twenty and thirty five these changes are small and fairly painless....

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Orange-Flavored and Spiced Up Honey Mug Cakes

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Do you remember the Chocolate Mug Cake  I made some time ago? Well, I called my friend  Laura  the other time and she told me that she had made this cake many, many times since then and she asked if I could make a mug cake...

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