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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....

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Yogurt Tart

I am sure you all have found yourself under a situation where friends are about to arrive unexpectedly. Either because they just happened to be in the neiborhood and thought to drop by and say hi, or because they called and one of the members of your family including you, had the sudden idea that...

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Citrus Pulp Cake

As I was surfing through my favorite food blogs, I came across this cake. What intrigued me the most was the fact that, it contained whole boiled fruits. This was the first time I made a cake like this. The taste of lemon and orange is very intense in this cake. If you like these...

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Cinnamon-Apple Cake

  I am always in the search of a really good apple cake. I have tried many. Some of them were total failure, some of them were ok and some of them were good. This cake falls into the last case. It is a good, tasty apple cake. But, it is not the cake that...

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Molten Chocolate Cake

Now, isn’t this oven glove cute or what? I couldn’t resist the idea of photographing it and I found this opportunity with these cakes. My mother bought them for me and I think they are lovely. Anyway, yesterday my son finished studying early enough to allow me to go to the kitchen and make these...

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Very Chocolate Cake

Trying to prepare a snack and a meal for your child to take to school can become a real headache. The problem is that now that he is in high school he doesn’t want to sit down and eat properly as he used to do in elementary school. So, the dilemma is what should I give...

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Janet’s Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

  I know it has been a while since my last post, but I have a very good excuse for that: SUMMER!!! I am sure that you can understand that when summer comes here in Greece everything is different. You cannot possibly sit inside and write on a computer. All you need is your swimsuit...

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Chocolate Torte with Sweetened Condensed Milk

This is not a cake. This is a torte as we call it in Greece. These types of sweets are sold in sweet stores and they are made with chocolate, cream, caramel, etc. It usually has one or two very thin layers of sponge-cake or lady fingers and filling. On top they are decorated with...