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Yogurt and EVO Loaf Cake

I found this recipe in Serious Eats and it was made by Dorie Greenspan. It is one of these recipes that do not make a huge amount of cake and it is consumed before anyone feels bored with it. Plus the fact that it is very easy to make and has a refined taste. for...

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Penne au Gratin

This recipe is for a “I do not know what to make” dish and is very easy and requires more or less things that we all have in our closet. Even if you do not have an ingredient of the ones I used you can always substitute with something you do have available. It is...

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Sweet Bread (Tsoureki)

As you know I am greek and I live in Athens, Greece. Here the majority of the population are Christians Orthodox. We had our Easter past Sunday. In Greece as a tradition among other things we make tsoureki the week before Easter Sunday. Tsoureki is a sweet bread something like the challah of the Jews...

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Welsh Rabbit

A few nights ago I was hungry but not hungry enough to eat a full meal. Since I was a child I was collecting recipes from magazines, books or any other place. When I am not sure what I want to make I go through this collection and usually I find something interesting. So, I...

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Carrot Cake

  As I have told you in previous posts, I always try to find recipes for sweets with quantities that do not last forever. I prefer to make sweets that can be consumed within two to three days. As I was surfing the internet I came across this recipe for carrot cake on BBC’s Good...

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Bougatsa with Cream or Sweet Cream Pie

I had a terrible gastrenderites virus last week and I stayed in bed most of the time drinking tea and eatind rice or plain pasta. This means that I was not able to consume all that milk I drink daily. This further means that I had a lot of milk that was close to expiration...

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Strawberries with Chocolate

When I saw the strawberries at the super market I knew I had to buy them. These are the first strawberries of the season. This means that spring is coming and after spring, finally summer. After we ate some of them plain with sugar, I thought to liven them up a little bit and add...

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Tiganites with Yogurt

When I woke up on Saturday morning I wanted something sweet and filling. During summer I found this recipe from Diana Kohyla in a recipe book which, translated, is called “The dictionary of greek cuisine” and was given gratis with a greek newspaper called “TA NEA”. I gave it a try and it was very...

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Pork Tenderloin al Marsala

Italy!What can I say about a country that is full of history. In every place you go you see the past revealing in front of you so vivid, so overwelming. I have been to Italy three times and hopefully this summer I will visit the country again this time destination will be Rome. I can’t...

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Crepes

I am really sorry for the delay in posting, but all this time I had my child sick with a flu and I had no time at all. Now that things go better I have a little time to give you the recipe of the crepes batter I have promised you. This batter makes around...