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Ten Desserts You Must Make This Christmas and a Giveaway

Οι συνταγές και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος των αναρτήσεων! Christmas is the season when all of us put away our reservations or our diets and we let ourselves indulge in the sweet pleasure of Christmas desserts. I personally love making beautiful, elegant desserts for my family and my friends. I gathered here some traditional Greek...

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Chicken Yiaourtloù

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης. Once upon a time an old peasant lady had a rooster. The rooster came to the lady and told her that he was leaving her, to go and make a fortune. Next day he started his long travel. As he was walking, he met a fox....

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French Profiteroles with Mastic Cream Filling

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης. Pistacia lentiscus or mastic tree is, according to Wikipedia, a dioeciously evergreen shrub or small tree of the pistacio genus growing up to 4 m tall which is cultivated for its aromatic resin, mainly on the Greek island of Chios. Mastic trees are the Chios’ trademark...

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Soft Grape Molasses Cookies

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! The cultivation of vines in ancient Greece was quite significant not only to the local industry, but also to the growth of vine cultivation in all European wine producers. Its importance in ancient Greek society can be traced in a quote from the Greek historian Thucydides:...

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Loukoumades (Greek Doughnuts)

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! It is said that Loukoumádes are the first written ancient recipe in Europe and belongs to Greeks. Ancient Greeks called them honey tokens. They had a round sharp shape like a disk and they offered them as a prize to the winners on the Olympic Games...

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Super Flaky Apple Pie

Η συνταγή στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Apple has been known to mankind since the ancient times. It is amazing how this fruit is so much connected not only to the ancient world, but also religion and Old Testament. It was Eve who took the apple from the tree after serpent’s exhortation and thus...

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Góghes with Chicken in Orange Sauce

Τη συνταγή στα ελληνικά θα τη βρείτε στο τέλος της ανάρτησης. As I promised in my previous post, I will tell you today everything about my trip to Nafplio. Nafplio was the first capital of Greece after its liberation from Ottoman Empire. You can check more on its history in my post Chicken Casserole. I...

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Clean Monday Lagana and Other Lent Meals

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today is Clean Monday for Orthodox Christians. This signals the beginning of a forty days’ Lent from now until Easter Saturday, which this year is on 11th of April. This particular Lent is a very strict one, having everyone who follows it to refrain from anything...