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Migliaccio

Migliaccio is a typical dessert of the Carnival. It is part of the Napoli tradition, but it is consumed in all areas of Campania region in Italy. Its recipe has ancient origins and it seems to date back to the Middle Ages. As often happened, it was invented by some peasant woman who was trying...

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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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Tweaked Apple Pasta Frolla

Pasta frolla in Greek Pasta Flora is a type of sweet tart which can be found in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Greece. Basically, it is a covered, jam-filled short crust pastry dish principally made from flour, sugar and egg. In Latin America the fillings include quince cheese, dulce de batata (sweet potato jam), dulce de...

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Lemon Scented Galaktoboureko Pie

Back in the old days families used to go to church every Sunday morning. In those days, there was no television or computers or smart phones or tablets. Even telephone was a luxury that few families were able to acquire. The place, where all neighborhood was gathering to see each other and socialize, was the...

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Lemon Pie the Easy Way

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! It is relatively unknown where the first lemon tree was cultivated. It is believed to have been in the Deccan plateau in India. The word lemon comes from the Persian word limu. In Greece, lemon seeds were brought from Persia and the tree started to be...

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Florina Pepper Tart

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! The city of Florina is situated in mountainous northwestern Macedonia, Greece. It lies in the central part of Florina district, of which it is the capital. Florina belongs to the region of West Macedonia. The town’s population is about 17,000 people according to the last census....

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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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Caramelized Onions, Peppers and Cream Cheese Tart

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! In 1989 I was 19 years old. I was studying economics at the Economic Department of Law School at the Greek University in Athens and at the same time, I was studying business administration and marketing at The American College of Greece. I remember how excited...

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Savory Puff Pastry Nests

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! November has the longest nights and I think it is now that everyone realizes that winter has already settled here. Apart from the somewhat depressing feeling, November for me is the month of celebrations as I have my Name Day on the 25th and it is...

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