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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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Greek Style Macarons

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Once upon a time, there was a small, poor child. It was Christmas time and more particularly Epiphany. As he was sitting with his grandmother he asked her: “Grandma, is it true that skies open tonight and anyone can ask anything from God?” Grandma replied: “Yes...

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Christmas Buttery Cookies, Kourabiedes

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Life, sometimes, has a very weird way of revealing persons and things totally unexpectedly. Usually, a person is able of making friends at his/her adolescence and these friendships can last forever. Nevertheless, it just so happens that life brings into your path a person, who is...

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Kourabiedes

  Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! As I promised you, I made the real kourabiedes and I am giving you the recipe today! Kourabiedes along with Melomakarona and Diples are the traditional Christmas sweets we eat these festive days! I followed the recipe by Stelios Parliaros the famous Greek pastry chef...

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Chocolate Kourabiedes

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Just like in all Christian countries, Christmas is a big fest in Greece too. During the old days and because Greece is surrounded by sea, people here used to decorate a ship. But as globalization reached our country too, we adopted the northern Europe’s tree which...

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Melomakarona Part 2

Christmas has passed. I am sure you all had a great time with your families or friends. But don’t get sad, we have New Year’s Eve still coming. It is a big celebration as well. I know that some of you may have had all their share on cookies, but I promised to give you a...

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Melomakarona (Greek Christmas Cookies) Part 1

Ok, I am sure you noticed the part 1 in my title. This is because I am going to give you two recipes for melomakarona. One by Stelios Parliaros and one by Simone Kafiris. I told you before how much I admire Stelios Parliaros, not only because he is a great pastry chef, but also...