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Chocolate Mousse Torte with Strawberries

Strawberries have high levels of heart-healthy antioxidants like ellagic acid and flavonoids like anthocyanin, catechin, quercetin, and kaempferol. These phenolic compounds lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases by inhibiting the formation of total and LDL (bad) cholesterol. They also relax the blood vessels, causing improved blood flow and preventing cardiovascular problems. Additionally, the high fiber...

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Ten Desserts You Must Make This Christmas and a Giveaway

Οι συνταγές και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος των αναρτήσεων! Christmas is the season when all of us put away our reservations or our diets and we let ourselves indulge in the sweet pleasure of Christmas desserts. I personally love making beautiful, elegant desserts for my family and my friends. I gathered here some traditional Greek...

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Chestnut Chocolate Mousse Torte

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Chestnut came to Greece during Hellenistic years from the area of Asia Minor and Pontos. Immediately Greeks appreciated its unique flavor and texture and included it in their diet. It became a favorite food for people in villages and in cities and many sayings containing chestnuts...

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Dark Chocolate Torte with Strawberry Jell

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Tomorrow is my Name Day. In Greece Name Days are even more important than birthdays. If you want to learn more about this tradition you can check here. In the old days people used to visit the person whom his/her name was celebrating and wish him/her...

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Caramel Chocolate Torte

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! The first chills have already made their appearance here and I started storing my summer clothes away and bringing the fall/winter ones in my closets. October is a beautiful month because it is my mother’s birthday and my father’s Name Day. So, we have plenty to...

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Oreo Cookies Torte

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! From the 70’s and on, Greece started to export not only its fruits, vegetables, olive oil and other produce, but also young people who wanted to either study abroad or complete their studies at a university outside the Greek frontiers. In this way, an interaction started...

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Chocolate Mont Blanc

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today in Greece we celebrate Saint Catherine (Katerina). Today is my name day. As I have told you before several days per year the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates a particular Saint and that day, everyone who has the name of this Saint celebrates as well. The...

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Lemon Torte di Lefkothea

I have a friend. Her name is Lefkothea. Lefkothea was a sea divinity who saved Odysseus when he capsized close to the island of Phaeacians, his last destination before home. I know Lefkothea, my friend, since 1979. I was 10 years old when we moved to a new home and I went to a new...

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