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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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Chocolate Torte with Sweetened Condensed Milk

This is not a cake. This is a torte as we call it in Greece. These types of sweets are sold in sweet stores and they are made with chocolate, cream, caramel, etc. It usually has one or two very thin layers of sponge-cake or lady fingers and filling. On top they are decorated with...

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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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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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Brownies

I found this recipe from Stelios Parliaros’ book Lessons of Sweet Alchemy. He is a very well known chef of sweets here in Greece and when I saw it I knew I had to try it. Until now, I had the wrong impression that brownies are cakes only not as fluffy. He came to change...

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