its summer time
elen

Recent Posts

all about burgers A-Z

all about burgers A-Z | what, how, why

We all love the perfect burger - a light, fluffy brioche bun, succulent meat, sauces and yummy trimmings. So we grappled seriously with them, debunking every myth, to enable you to easily and quickly make the best ever at home. All you need to know about burgers, from A-Z. From the history and the techniques, to the secrets and the more gourmet combinations.

Read More »

Ελληνικη

grilled squid, octopus and iIlex

grilled squid, octopus and illex

A selection of seafood that will fill your table with Mediterranean breeze. Boost your holiday mood with the ultimate summer combination.

Read More »
small dolmades

100 Lego shaped dolmades in size S and XS

This is a delicious Greek recipe where the flavours are established by their delicate simplicity. These small Lego style dolmades, vine leaves stuffed with rice (or yialatzi as they are known in Turkish) could easily hold their own in a high class party menu even better than a lot of other common favourites. This is our family version using fresh vine leaves, feathery fennel tops and mint.

Read More »
vegetarian fresh green beans with cumin and ginger

fresh, green beans with cumin and ginger to “grow the love”

You may thought there was nothing else to know about green beans, but the East has an aromatic secret to share with you.

Read More »
youvarlakia meatballs

Youvarlakia: a study on a Greek dish

Youvarlakia, one of the most flavorful dishes in Greek cuisine, is immersed in a velvety egg and lemon sauce ―a miracle of balanced taste, texture and appearance, delightful to the eye and to the palate. Try out this excellent version, and one of the best recipes of Pandespani.

Read More »

επιδόρπιο - γλυκό

σαρλότ με μήλο αχλάδι κυδώνι

Apple, Pear and Quince Charlotte

Apple Charlotte is a traditional British dessert dating back to the 18th century. It is ...

Read More »
easy chocolate truffles

chocolate truffles as made of clay

Chocolate in its whole greatness and creativity. A sweet surprise for your guests mouth that will make you consider doubling the dose. Are you ready to get your hands chocolaty?

Read More »
tiramisu

tiramisu: my whole life

When the romantic comedy 'Sleepless in Seattle' was released, tiramisu become instantly famous. An ambiguous dialogue in the screenplay succeeded in establishing the divine but so far unknown taste of this Italian Semifreddo amongst the most popular desserts in the world.

Read More »
πάβλοβα με φράουλες

strawberry pavlova – easy when treated with respect

The meringue is a sweet contradiction. On the one hand you would expect a recipe ...

Read More »

ΜΥΣΤΙΚΑ

gazpacho cold Spanish tomato soup

gazpacho: the chilled tomato soup of Andalucia

A Spanish classic dish with the powerful simplicity of raw Mediterranean flavours. Gazpacho, the chilled tomato soup makes an ideal first course for every summer dinner.

Read More »
μουσακάς

η τελειότητα του μουσακά

Εξαιρετικό δείγμα της ελληνικής αστικής κουζίνας, ο μουσακάς ανήκει στα αριστουργηματικά φαγητά με κόνσεπτ και μαγειρικές απαιτήσεις. Ο μαγικός συνδυασμός της τηγανητής μελιτζάνας με τον αρωματικό κοκκινιστό κιμά και την γκρατιναρισμένη μπεσαμέλ, ανακύρηξε τον μουσακά σε δημοφιλές ανά τον κόσμο γευστικό σύμβολο της ελληνικότητας και μιας εθνικής γαστρονομίας που εξελίχθηκε μέσα από έναν δυναμικό διάλογο με τις επιρροές. Η εμμονή στην τελειότητα της συνταγής είναι το λιγότερο που του αξίζει.

Read More »
Leonie Yagdjoglou, memorability

memorability: τα φειδωλά σχέδια μιλάνε πολύ

Αξιομνημόνευτα κομμάτια από σκέψεις και συναισθήματα αποτυπώνονται σ’ ένα tablet. Μαύρο-άσπρο και η ελάχιστη σχεδιαστική διαδρομή πάνω στο μη-χρώμα. 52 αφαιρετικές εικόνες της Λεώνης Γιαγδζόγλου από την σειρά 'Memorability' οδηγούν σε λογοδιάρροια το κενό και ωθούν την αισθητικότητα.

Read More »
πρασόσουπα

Brit Delight: Stilton and Leek Soup

A creamy soup with the signature English cheese. Easy to make, rich in flavor and perfect for winter.

Read More »

ρυζι & ζυμαρικά (μακαρονια)

Risotto with tomato and feta

Risotto with tomato and feta – a Mediterranean marriage

A summer voyage on the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Italy. A risotto with fresh tomatoes, feta cheese and a hint of spice from the rocket that raises both culinary flags side by side.

Read More »
small dolmades

100 Lego shaped dolmades in size S and XS

This is a delicious Greek recipe where the flavours are established by their delicate simplicity. These small Lego style dolmades, vine leaves stuffed with rice (or yialatzi as they are known in Turkish) could easily hold their own in a high class party menu even better than a lot of other common favourites. This is our family version using fresh vine leaves, feathery fennel tops and mint.

Read More »
delicious strawberry risotto

pink strawberry risotto: a savory surprise

A beautifully flavourful risotto with strawberries carries the sweet fruit’s aroma while remains surprisingly savory. The pink strawberry risotto is the perfect dish for the spring.

Read More »
tagliatelle with mushrooms and tomato sauce

perfect tagliatelle with mushrooms (dunque…alla boscaiola)

Tagliatelle alla Boscaiola (Tagliatelle "of the forest") is an extremely easy and fresh-tasting recipe for tagliatelle with mushrooms, an undeniable example of a simple and balanced synthesis of ingredients.

Read More »