Month: April 2013

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Sweet Easter Bread and Easter Cookies (Tsoureki and Koulourakia)

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today begins for us Orthodox the Holy Week, following during the weekend, our Easter. On Saturday night ends the 40 day lent and people celebrate the resurrection of Christ. Saturday night we go to church holding candles and at 12 o clock the priest announces that...

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Home-made Halvà with Tahini

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Halvà is a sweet that is eaten from Mediterranean Sea to India in several variations and textures. In Greece we have three different types of halvà. The first and most common one is halvà with semolina. This one is made very easily at home. The second...

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Lentil Soup (Fakes Soupa)

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! As you may have noticed in my photos, I enlarged the watermark and put it right in the middle of the photo. Up until now, I tried to have the name of my site somewhere that would not ruin the aesthetics of the photo. Well, couple...

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Orange Fudge Brownies

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! What do you think about birthdays? Is it a fun moment for you or it brings you a sweet melancholy by reminding you the fact that another year has passed? Is it a day of joy or is it a day of retrospect and resetting of...

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Ground Meat Pie (Kimadopita)

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Going back to my childhood, I always remember the stories my father used to tell us about his life as a child. He was born in 1936 in a small mountainous village in the mainland Greece. He was the first out of three children in his...