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Talagáni Cheese Wrapped in Puff Pastry

Messina is a part at the southwestern part of Greece at the Peloponnese Peninsula. It has a long history that traces back to the prehistoric period and it was one of the most important centers from which Greek revolution against Ottoman empire has started. It is a place with many natural beauties among which are...

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Homemade Lady’s Fingers or a Quick Sweet Fix

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! During Christmas I wanted to make a Millefeuille for some friends who were coming over for dinner. I was under the impression that I had some puff pastry  lady’s fingers in my pantry and so I didn’t include them in my shopping list. Unfortunately, very late...

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Strawberry Millefeuille with Chocolate

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Adonis, son of Smyrna and her father king of Syria Theias, came out of the myrrh tree his mother was transformed by gods so as not to be killed by her father. Aphrodite fell in love with the newborn and entrusted his upbringing to Persephone. Persephone...

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Squash Stuffed Ravioli Made with Puff Pastry

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I don’t know if you have seen Captain Corelli’s Mandolin with Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz. Captain Antonio Corelli is a Greek-speaking officer of the Italian army with an irrepressibly jovial personality and a passion for the mandolin. The daughter of the village doctor, Pelagia, is...

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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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Sweet Pumpkin Pie

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Fall is surely The Season for pumpkins and apples.  I know in the States pumpkin is a big deal and people make sweet and savory dishes with it. On the other hand, here in Greece pumpkin was not as popular as on the other side of...

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Feta Cheese Quiche

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the words Greek food? I bet one of the first things that you recollect is feta cheese. Indeed feta cheese is one of the most recognizable and well known Greek foods around the world. Since 2002, feta has been a protected designation...

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Spinach Tart

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I believe and I think you would agree with me that there is no better season for grilling than summer. It’s the time of year when all men start to sharpen their knives, buy grilling accessories, load their storage of coal, dust their skills and make...

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Apple Dumplings

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! One of the things I really enjoyed during my stay in the United States was the apple pies. Up until then, I only ate apple cakes, meaning the classic upside down cake with apples on top. I loved the variety of pies, dumplings, turnovers, tarts and...

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Bougatsinia (Small Greek Sweet Cream Pies)

Now these are many adjectives don’t you think? But I couldn’t find a smaller English title for these sweets. Bougatsa is a sweet cream pie that comes from Macedonia, the Northern area of Greece. In this country we have small shops that sell spinach pies, cheese pies, sandwiches, apple pies etc for a quick snack....