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Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms

I am back from my last week of vacations for this summer (photographs will follow) and I feel kinda sad. In two weeks from now, schools are starting and we will be back to our winter routine. Summer is over and with it those long, lazy, out in the open days. This makes me feel...


Veal Madeira with Vlita Greens

Some twenty years ago, when I was in my 20’s, I have started experimenting with dishes from different countries. I remember one day, I invited a certain guy I was interested in and I had to make dinner. The package included everything; candles, long neck glasses, nice tablecloth, wine etc. I was trying to find...


A Visit to My Father’s Birth Village, Sklithro

Perhaps some of you have noticed my absence from the blogosphere and your blogs the past week. Well, I had a very good reason; I visited my father’s birth-village in the mainland Greece. My father was born and lived there until the age of 13, when he and his family moved to Athens to pursue...


Peach Spoon Sweet (Gliko Koutaliou Rodakino)

Back in the old days when countries were secluded from each other, cooking and baking were more traditional. Each country had a specific range of savory and sweet dishes. Today, with the increased penetration of the media in our lives and the technologically advanced and faster transportation means, people have adopted other countries’ culinary customs....


Mini Doughnuts

One of the things I really enjoyed when I was studying in the States was doughnuts. I tried all sorts of doughnuts and to tell you the truth, I loved them all. If you made me choose one as my favorite, I would say that Boston cream were the ones that I was buying more...


Kourkoubínia (Little Phyllo Rolls)

Last weekend I made a small pan of tiropita (Greek cheese pie) and I had 6 phyllo sheets left. You know phyllo is not something that lasts for many days, so I had to act really fast. I could make another pita, but I was bored and then came to me. I could make kourkoubínia....