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Green Salad with Pomegranate Seeds and Vinaigrette

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! We talked about apples, with the  Apple Cider Doughnuts. We talked about pumpkins with the  Pumpkin and Zucchini Kecap Manis Stir-fry. I think it is high time, we talked about pomegranate too. Pomegranate is another autumn fruit that apart from its unique flavor, has so many...

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Fasolada/Cannellini Beans Soup

I suppose when someone hears Greek food, immediately thinks of souvlaki or tzatziki. It is true that these two have become, over the years, a trade mark of Greek food. Nevertheless, as I was growing up, what we as Greeks considered being our most traditional and staple Greek dish was fasolada. Fasolada is a cannellini...

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Apple Cider Doughnuts

I love weekends! Friday for me is one of the best days of the week. Why? Because next day is Saturday. For me weekend means a somewhat less, running around like crazy, time. Of course, I still get up around 8:00 to 8:30, because of my son, who is the rooster of the house, but...

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Caramelized Onions and Chicken Soup

As school has started, so did the viruses. My son brought from school one that gave us sore throat, runny nose and coughing. Oh God and we haven’t even started yet! Now, what a good mom would do to help her family cope with this? A warm soup and a lot of love, that’s my...

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FLT Sandwich

This month’s theme for World on a Plate was Bento for back to school meals. Grasping this opportunity, I want to tell how kids in Greece and particularly in elementary school eat their snack at school. Elementary school starts between 8:00 and 8:30 every day and finishes between 13:30 and 14:00. In private schools kids...

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Little Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cakes

The reason for this post is my son’s friend. My son kept two friends from his old school, who are siblings. The girl has the same age as my son and her brother is two years younger. He plays with both of them  and this year we got to spend our holidays together. Their parents...

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Pheasants in Wine Sauce with Bucatini

I know winter is not here yet. I know this because temperature here is in the 30’s C and we still wear our t-shirts. But, and here there is a big but, when someone brings you game, you simply cannot resist the temptation to cook it right away. Let me explain myself. I have a...

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Leftovers Lasagna

I am sure most of you if not all, have heard about my country’s severe economic crisis and the harsh economic measurements the government has to put in force in order, at some point in the distant future, for the country to be able to go back on track. There has never been a point...