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Best of 2014

  I hope you all had a wonderful time during Christmas and now we all expect the festivities for New Year. What are your expectations, your hopes, your fears for 2015? Is there anything that you feel New Year owes to give it to you? I wish for my family to be well, I wish...

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Whole Wheat Pockets Stuffed with Chicken Avgolemono

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Are you food puritans? No, seriously, do you want the name of a specific dish to apply to the original version of it, or you accept all tweaks and versions to fall under this same name? I had a long conversation the other day with a...

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Melopita, Honey Pie

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Greece is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and it owns no less than 2,500 islands, 165 of which are inhabited. It is a mountainous country with a few plains scattered here and there. There are specific areas in the mainland, where no plain exists and people...

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Chicken with Chestnuts and Mushrooms – A Guest Post

Bobbi Ann Marshall (BAM) is a registered nurse specializing in cardiology, medical writer, and passionate cook.  She worked for two decades in the American medical field, before moving to Asia in 2008. Bobbi owns a blog called BAM’s Kitchen and focuses on healthy world cuisine, guiding readers with insights into fun and healthy cooking options....

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Chicken with Prunes and Orange Juice

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Once upon a time on a sidewalk of a big city there was standing a tree. It was an ugly tree, with withering leaves, completely neglected by people. No birds were singing on its branches and the rays of sun only barely were giving it some...

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Squash Stuffed Ravioli Made with Puff Pastry

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I don’t know if you have seen Captain Corelli’s Mandolin with Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz. Captain Antonio Corelli is a Greek-speaking officer of the Italian army with an irrepressibly jovial personality and a passion for the mandolin. The daughter of the village doctor, Pelagia, is...

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Dark Chocolate Torte with Strawberry Jell

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Tomorrow is my Name Day. In Greece Name Days are even more important than birthdays. If you want to learn more about this tradition you can check here. In the old days people used to visit the person whom his/her name was celebrating and wish him/her...

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Caramelized Onions, Peppers and Cream Cheese Tart

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! In 1989 I was 19 years old. I was studying economics at the Economic Department of Law School at the Greek University in Athens and at the same time, I was studying business administration and marketing at The American College of Greece. I remember how excited...

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Savory Puff Pastry Nests

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! November has the longest nights and I think it is now that everyone realizes that winter has already settled here. Apart from the somewhat depressing feeling, November for me is the month of celebrations as I have my Name Day on the 25th and it is...

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