Month: February 2016

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Butternut Squash Soup with Lefkada Salami and Halloumi Croutons

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! My husband’s father was from Lefkada. Lefkada is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea and along with five other islands, Corfu, Cephalonia, Ithaca, Zakynthos and Paxoi forms the prefecture of Ionian islands. Its name came from a cape in the southern end of the island...

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Galaktoboureko Crumble

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Galaktoboureko came along with the Greek refugees from Asia Minor and thus has a great influence from the Middle Eastern sweets. It consists of phyllo sheets and in the middle a custard made from fine semolina. It is baked in the oven and it is then...

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Sweet Bread Donuts or Tsounuts

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Tsoureki, panarët (Arbërisht), choreg or “chorek” in Armenian, çörək in Azerbaijani, kozunak in Bulgarian, cozonac in Romanian or çörek in Turkish, is a sweet, egg-enriched bread, rooted in the cuisines of Western and Central Asia. It is formed of braided strands of dough. Such rich brioche-like...

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A Full Course for Valentine’s Menu

Οι συνταγές και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος των αναρτήσεων! I always thought that love should be shown without having an excuse. An unexpected loving gesture is the best gift a man or a woman can get. It doesn’t have to be something big or extravagant to show someone your love and appreciation. I think small...

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Homemade Lady’s Fingers or a Quick Sweet Fix

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! During Christmas I wanted to make a Millefeuille for some friends who were coming over for dinner. I was under the impression that I had some puff pastry  lady’s fingers in my pantry and so I didn’t include them in my shopping list. Unfortunately, very late...

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Limoncello Zabaglione and Amaretti

Οι συνταγές και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Roman Empire was a major power for 700 years dominating most of Europe and several areas around the Mediterranean Sea. Visiting Rome’s magnificent monuments, gives to the guest the chance to admire and be impressed by the power, impressiveness and integrity of them. All these magnificent...