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Chestnut Truffles

Achilles was the son of the Nereid Thetis and of Peleus, the king of the Myrmidons. Zeus and Poseidon had been rivals for the hand of Thetis until Prometheus, the fore-thinker, warned Zeus of a prophecy that Thetis would bear a son greater than his father. For this reason, the two gods withdrew their pursuit,...

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Argentinian Alfajores

All three previous weeks was carnival period in Greece. A remnant of the Dionysian rituals in ancient Greece, carnival is that period of time when people are dressed in costumes and wear masks. There are several carnival parades in many big cities of the country with bigger that of the city of Patras. Up to...

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Twelve Months of Deliciousness

As 2017 is about to expire, I went back to all the months that preceded and tried to pick one recipe that was a hit or special from each one of them. It was hard because every time I make something I put all my energy, love and affection to it and thus everything you...

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Three Chocolate Cookies

I love, love chocolate and although I make several sweets and I really like them, my heart belongs to chocolate. There is always chocolate in my home in many sizes and types. Although I am trying to keep my weight under control, I cannot possibly refrain from eating at least a small piece of something...

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Frozen Icebox Tiramisù Style

“The “Petit Beurre”, or “Véritable Petit Beurre”, also known under the initials “VPB”, is a kind of shortbread from Nantes, that is best known in France. Le Petit Beurre LU was invented by Louis Lefèvre-Utile in 1886. A cookie cutter in the form of Petit Beurre was made on September 8, 1886. But Louis Lefèvre...