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Cocoa Tahini Stuffed Sweet Bread

One of the staples of Greek Easter is undoubtedly tsoureki. Tsoureki is a sweet bread that resembles the Jewish challah only with some variations. The word tsoureki comes from the Turkish word “corek” that means any bread that is made with yeast. There are several sweet and savory variations of corek depending on the area...

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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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White Dressed Chocolate Marble

Aegina is an island very close to Athens, located in Saronic Gulf. Because of its proximity to the capital, it is a favorite destination of the people who live in the city and offers many alternatives not only in entertainment, but also in swimming. In mythology Aegina was the daughter of Asopos River. She was...

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Brownies with Zucchini and Tahini Frosting

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Sesame production is as old as that of rice, approximately 6,000 years ago. It was cultivated in Palestine and Syria around 3,000 B.C. All countries around the Mediterranean Sea and Middle East considered sesame to be a produce of high energy and therapeutic values for human...

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Home-made Halvà with Tahini

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Halvà is a sweet that is eaten from Mediterranean Sea to India in several variations and textures. In Greece we have three different types of halvà. The first and most common one is halvà with semolina. This one is made very easily at home. The second...