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Cinnamon-Apple Cake

  I am always in the search of a really good apple cake. I have tried many. Some of them were total failure, some of them were ok and some of them were good. This cake falls into the last case. It is a good, tasty apple cake. But, it is not the cake that...

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Apple Scones

  This recipe comes originally from another blogger Anne and her blog Anne’s Food but I made my own alterations so as to adjust it to my family’s taste. Anyway, if you want the original recipe you can find it on the above mentioned blog. What I did basically is to increase the amount of...

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Chocolate Walnut Pie

In Greece walnut pie is a traditional sweet. It is more of a cake than a pie, but we call it pie. Anyway, it is very tasteful and we eat it a lot during winter. This one is a twisted version with chocolate. The recipe originally comes from my favorite greek pastry chef Stelios Parliaros...

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Very Chocolate Cake

Trying to prepare a snack and a meal for your child to take to school can become a real headache. The problem is that now that he is in high school he doesn’t want to sit down and eat properly as he used to do in elementary school. So, the dilemma is what should I give...

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Janet’s Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

  I know it has been a while since my last post, but I have a very good excuse for that: SUMMER!!! I am sure that you can understand that when summer comes here in Greece everything is different. You cannot possibly sit inside and write on a computer. All you need is your swimsuit...

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Cretan Dacos my way

  I know it’s been a while since my last post, but the past month has been quite hectic and although I cooked a lot and had the desire to blog about it, unfortunately it remained only a wishful thought. Anyway, I am back and I hope I will be blogging more often. I am...

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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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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...