Year: 2011

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Schnitzels with Bran Flake Coat

Before I begin talking to you about this recipe, I would like to dedicate this post to my father-in-law. You all know that one year now he was giving a very hard fight with cancer. He was a very strong person, but unfortunately this decease was proved stronger than him. We lost him on Saturday...

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Tsoureki (Sweet Easter Bread)

  I am so sad these past days, I just wanted to do something to cheer me up a little bit. So, what better way to elevate my mood than to dye my Easter eggs and make Tsoureki? This is a recipe by Stelios Parliaros my favorite pastry chef and I make it every year...

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Tortellini Tricolore

First of all I want to apologize for not being able to visit you the last couple of days but again my father-in-law is at the hospital and again our everyday routine has become upside down. I will try to follow up this weekend and the following days. Do you know what desperation means? And...

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Molten Chocolate Cakes

Today is my birthday! I am officially 42 years old. I will spare you of all my inner thoughts, fears and resolutions I usually make this day, or every other day as a matter of fact and I will just offer you these little treats, which are absolutely ‘chocolaty’ and decadent. I found this recipe...

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Chicken Kecap Manis

A few days ago, I paid my regular visit to the book store to see the new circulations of literature books and cook books. As I was browsing the books in the cooking sector, my eye caught a very familiar word ‘Balthazar’. I am sure you all know Balthazar. For my friends from different religions,...

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Smoked Salmon Pasta

Today I am going to tell you a little bit about my husband and I will explain also why. I met my husband about 10 years ago in a very difficult period of mine. From the first moment he stood right next to me and helped me overcome the difficulties I was facing. When we...

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Raisins Bread (Stafidopsomo)

As I have told you in the past, here in Greece we still have bakeries that sell bread, cookies and other sweet treats. In every neighborhood one can find several of them. I make my own bread now, so my visits to my local bakery are limited. Last time I went there, was to buy...

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Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin

It is amazing how easy it is sometimes, to get inspired to make something in the kitchen. I was watching the TV the other day and I saw the new ad of Knorr’s that is running currently. In the ad, Marco Pierre White a UK Chef dissolves a knorr cube in couple of tbsp of...

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Poached Salmon Teriyaki

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I was browsing my recipes and I realized that although I have posted recipes for seafood, I have never made fish. The reasons are first because neither I nor my husband eats a lot of fish and secondly when we do, I rely on my mother...