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Molten Chocolate Cake

Now, isn’t this oven glove cute or what? I couldn’t resist the idea of photographing it and I found this opportunity with these cakes. My mother bought them for me and I think they are lovely. Anyway, yesterday my son finished studying early enough to allow me to go to the kitchen and make these...

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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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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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