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Pork Tenderloin with Apples in Beer and Curry Sauce

Apples have been growing in this corner of the world since ancient years. Greek mythology is full of tales that, at some point, involve an apple somewhere by someone. I have already mentioned the myth of Atalante and Hippomenes and there is also the famous story of Eris who threw an apple saying “To the...

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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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Applesauce Layered Vanilla Cake

As I was helping my son with his history project about Isaac Newton I realized I didn’t remember many details about his life I’ve learned during my high school years. For example, do you remember that he was born on Christmas Day, 25 December 1642 an hour or two after midnight, at Woolsthorpe Manor in...

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Applesauce Cake

Atalanta was the daughter of Iasus (or Mainalos or Schoeneus, according to Hyginus), a Boeotian, or an Arcadian princess. Her childhood was pretty dramatic according to myth. When she was born, her father was so disappointed for having a girl instead of a boy, that took the infant and left it in the woods. One...

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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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Pan Seared Scallops with Apple Cider Cream

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I am sure you all know Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty. Aphrodite, according to myth, was born in the sea. Story says that Zeus’ father, Kronos in order to take the rule from his father Uranus, cut his genitals and threw them in the sea. They...

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Polish Potato Salad and Drunk Pork Tenderloin

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today I am going to share with you a very funny story on how Greeks started to consume potatoes many, many years ago. Story says that, during the first years (1830) of the newborn Greek nation after its liberation from the Ottomans,  John Kapodistrias its first...

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Phyllo Snails with Apples and Cream

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