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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.

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roast leg of goat, boned

roast leg of goat, boned: Oh, Hamlet, to love or not to…

Gourmet, boned, delightful baby goat roasted in the oven with potatoes. The most magical taste you have ever experience has reached full development through a serious and demanding relationship. This uniquely delicious goat is made of pure love!

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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.

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crispy cheese pies for every occasion

the little crispy cheese pies of grandma Athena

Gracefully small, shiny, crispy cheese pies of baked pastry and spicy, peppery cheese. Easy to make, they have the absolute homely taste that connects food and flavours with memories and emotions.

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sweet tsoureki bread

tsoureki, Greek Easter bread that fills the soul

Within its festive shape, sweet memories and sentiments lay... Tsoureki, or Greek Easter Bread, is rich in flavour with a vanilla-like mastiha aroma and a perfectly balanced chewy texture. Dressed up with crispy almonds, shares the taste of love that fills the soul out with delight.

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επιδόρπιο - γλυκό

πικάντικο σορμπέ με φράουλες και τσίλι

strawberry and chilli sorbet: cool sweetness with unexpected fire…

The combination of strawberry and chilli may strike you as an odd one, but I ...

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summer pudding

summer pudding; I know what you did last summer in the kitchen

Summer pudding really is the quintessential British dessert. It uses the summer fruits that can ...

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orange trifle

orange trifle – sweet, winter chill

Trifles are the alternative to traditional Christmas pudding on the Christmas table in Britain, but ...

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home-made strawberry mille-feuille

crispy strawberry mille-feuille – pleasure within a thousand leaves

Strawberry mille-feuille as we say pleasure, as we say sweetness. Who said the treasure of Napoleon was not edible?

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λουκουμάδες βενετσιάνικοι

καστανιόλε (castagnole): οι βενετσιάνικοι λουκουμάδες της ‘Ετνας

Καστανιόλε λέγονται οι εθνικοί λουκουμάδες της Γαληνοτάτης, αυθεντικό προϊόν της πάλαι ποτέ συντεχνίας των βενετών λουκουμαδοποιών που μετέδιδαν τη συνταγή από πατέρα σε γιό. Πανεύκολοι, διαφορετικοί απ' τους ελληνικούς λουκουμάδες αλλά εξίσου νόστιμοι.

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μίνι κεφτεδάκια με μανιτάρια

super – μίνι κεφτεδάκια με μανιτάρια

Τα σούπερ μίνι κεφτεδάκια της συνταγής από τρία κρέατα είναι μια μικρή άσκηση υπομονής που δημιουργεί απολαυστικές μπουκιές. Τραγανά απ' έξω και αφράτα μέσα, συνδυάζονται με μια αρωματική σάλτσα μανιταριών porcini.

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καλά Χριστούγεννα & χαρούμενες γιορτές 2015

καλά Χριστούγεννα & χαρούμενες γιορτές

Χριστούγεννα 2015 και κατά πόδας ο καινούργιος χρόνος. Χρόνια Πολλά σε όλους. Υγεία, ελπίδα για το καλύτερο & πολλές - πολλές ευχές για να περάσετε ωραία και χαρούμενα. Καλά Χριστούγεννα και Καλή Χρονιά!

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golden galette des rois

Galette des Rois -long live the king!

Long live the King! A french cake that has become a world delicacy. A little secret lies inside the sweet almond cream, a secret that reveals the King only after the first bite. Trace the history of the famous Galette des Rois all the way back to the Roman times, through a path full of flavours.

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ρυζι & ζυμαρικά (μακαρονια)

authentic carbonara

the authentic carbonara (NO other modifications, please)

Altered and counterfeited thousands of times, this popular pasta recipe rouses as many disputes as moussaka! It's time to put affairs in order and place on the table the authentic carbonara-both in taste and mode of preparation.

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Εθιστικό ιταλικό ριζότο – Μέρος ΙΙ - πως γίνεται

Risotto all’onda: Addictive – Part II

The main ingredients; the essential 3 steps; the basic risotto technique and recipe to practice successfully.

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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.

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pasta with truffle sauce

pasta with truffle sauce and olives, a 5.5 euro luxury

A smart combination of pasta with a flavourful truffle sauce and olives transforms a pretty simple pasta dish to a gourmet delight.

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