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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...


Merry Christmas

Myspace Graphics, Christmas Graphics at No recipe today, just wishes for the occasion. I would like to wish to everybody Very Merry Christmas. May the birth of Jesus give to you and your families good health, love and joy. I hope you will all have a wonderful time whatever you do simple or more...


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...


Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Potatoes

Christmas is on its way and I am cooking and baking, so I can post Greek festive recipes. Just to give you an idea of how we celebrate in Greece, I will tell you what we normally cook and bake. In terms of sweets we have basically, three types of sweets: melomakarona, kourabiedes and diples....


Spaghetti al Roquefort

I made a discovery lately. A very important one. At least to me anyway. My son likes Roquefort. Can you believe that? My husband is a huge fan of this cheese. He adores it, literally. I, on the other hand, don’t like it, at all. You can imagine my surprise when my son tried from...