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history of the burger

the history of the burger: from the lounge backwards

The national American food adored by young people all over the world but considered “plastic” and avoided by the elderly, can easily transfer from the fast food chain to the home and with a little care, become everyone’s favourite food. First chapter, the origin of the burger and it’s growing up.

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.



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!

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.

goat fricassée

goat fricassée: cubism with celery sticks

Slow-cooked pieces of tender goat leg with celery, inspired by Cubism and Braque's works. The simplicity of a light sauce brings out the essential flavours of the ingredients and makes the dish unpretentiously fine. Cubistic goat fricassée with celery.

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.


επιδόρπιο - γλυκό

caramelized apples in wine with kumquat

caramelized apples in wine with kumquat

Allow yourself to be seduced by the caramel as you treat your senses with a dessert that resembles no other. Who said warmth is not hidden in winter too?

easy homemade donuts

Homemade donuts – edible rings of pleasure

Oh, these guilty pleasures of ours. We bring you the homemade recipe of a dessert that united the world… Its name: Doughnut!

sweet crêpes

sweet crêpes for lovers’ mornings

Lazy mornings are for the loved ones, sweet crepes too. They go with breakfast or brunch and they take you from the bedroom to the kitchen and back, and if you want to stretch the drowsy sweet moments, they can be a tasteful excuse.


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.



κανελόνι με ρικότα και πέστο

κανελόνι με ρικότα και πέστο βασιλικού

Τα κανελόνι (cannelloni) πήραν το όνομά τους από το σχήμα τους, που μοιάζει με καλάμι ...

coulis - φρέσκια σάλτσα ντομάτας

κουλί (coulis) – φρέσκια σάλτσα ντομάτας με αρωματικά

Κουλί ή coulis λέμε στην μαγειρική “ένα ρευστό πουρέ από μαγειρεμένα λαχανικά ή οστρακοειδή. Χρησιμοποιείται ...

ταραμοσαλάτα λευκή

ταραμοσαλάτα λευκή και απέριττη σε 5 λεπτά

Ορεκτικό για να συνοδεύσει ούζο, τσίπουρο ή ρακή, ή νόστιμο ντιπ δίπλα σε αυγά ή/και λαχανικά στο brunch. H λευκή ταραμοσαλάτα έχει μόλις αντιληπτή υφή στο δόντι και γίνεται ώσπου να οργανώσετε τα παγάκια και τα ποτήρια.

συκώτι πικάντικο

συκώτι πικάντικο αλα pandespani:μερικοί το προτιμούν καυτό

Σπεύδω να γράψω τη συνταγή με το καταπληκτικό καυτό συκώτι -το καλύτερο που έχω φάει ...


ρυζι & ζυμαρικά (μακαρονια)

pesto with zucchini and walnut

pesto with zucchini and walnut

This is a summer and winter version of a fragrant zucchini pesto that can be used as a crostini appetizer and with pasta.

lasagna with bolognese sauce

oven-baked lasagna with bolognese sauce

Cicero's and Horace's favorite dish, lasagna was propably the first pasta ever made most likely descending from the Greek bread "laganon". Layered and filled with different kinds of cream like nowadays but only enjoyed by the rich people. Oven baked lasagna with bolognese and béchamel sauce is their most popular version.

μπιριάνι ρύζι ινδικό

Vegetarian Biryani: India’s celebration rice

Biryani is the celebratory Indian dish and usually includes meat. This particular recipe comes from Southern India, however, and is vegetarian. It’s very easy to make, looks impressive and scents the room with cinnamon and cardamom.

pasta alla Norma authentic recipe

historical spaghetti: pasta alla Norma – Non plus ultra

Sicilian culture in a dish. Your next move after you’ve tried the authentic pasta alla Norma will be to book your tickets to Italy. Just wait and see...