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ρυζι & ζυμαρικά (μακαρονια)

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.

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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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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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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.

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βαλεντίνος 2013

love is … going with the flow αγάπη μου (Valentine 2013)

Σε εποχές κρίσης οι μεν δείκτες του χρηματιστηρίου παρουσιάζουν την οικονομική πορεία της κατάστασης, οι ...

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βρέχει κεφτέδες

Bρέχει κεφτέδες (συνέχεια….)

Ο ανήσυχος μοναχογιός και μοναχικός νεαρός εφευρέτης Φλιντ Λόκγουντ μετά από διάφορες ατυχείς εκβάσεις στα πειράματά του, τα καταφέρνει να κάνει διάσημη την πόλη του κάνοντας τον ουρανό να βρέχει φαγητά a la carte… Η ταινία βασίζεται σε μια έξυπνη ιδέα που την μεταφέρει με χιούμορ και απίστευτα graphics, σχολιάζοντας και σατυρίζοντας κοινωνικά θέματα και συμπεριφορές.

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σφακιανό κουνέλι τσιγαριαστό σε κόκκινο κρασί

σφακιανό κουνέλι τσιγαριαστό με κόκκινο κρασί: gourmet sfakatak

Ακόμη θυμάμαι την πρώτη φορά που έφαγα “τσιγαριαστό”, σ’ ένα μέρος στα Λευκά Όρη, στην ...

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κρουασάν ιστορία και μυθολογία

κρουασάν εκ Παρισίων – ιστορία και μυθολογία

Κουζίνα και ιστορία έχουν κοινές συνήθειες. Προετοιμάζουν τα υλικά, επιχειρούν στα δεδομένα απίστευτους συνδυασμούς και ...

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επιδόρπιο - γλυκό

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.

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lemon cake

juicy and scented lemon cake

Lemony taste and a liquid fruit flavor in the mouth. Spongy and moist texture with a hint of sourness to contrast the sweetness. If you like the colour yellow, lemons, a lightly acidic taste on the tongue and the authentic flavors of citrus, behold! for here is the easiest, the most perfect lemon cake!

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rich chocolate mousse

rich chocolate mousse: a game of sweet seduction

Chocolate has been used for hundreds of years to seduce prospective beaux or to lure ...

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συνταγή για μαρμελάδα ντομάτας

tomato marmalade with kirsch

We can’t help but wonder… Is there any recipe that tomatoes can’t find their way in? We tried tomato marmalade with Κirsch and we have to tell you… the answer is NO!

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ψαρι και θαλασσινα

oven-baked fish

Oven-Baked Fish

I can’t stand cookery myths. People love to shroud cooking in a cloak of difficulty ...

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scallops with orange juice

scallops in love: with orange juice, ginger and avocado

Scallops are, without exaggeration, one of the most cosmopolitan mollusks as they are found in ...

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seafood tagliatelle pasta

seafood tagliatelle and the curls of Lucretia Borgia

The legend connected tagliatelle to the curls of turbulent Lucretia. Here is another fantastic story to extend the tasty ground for their dainty delicious combination with seafood. Tagliatelle, mussels and prawns in fresh tomato sauce enhanced by the seafood broth.

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5 minute taramasalata (white fish roe dip)

Tasty dip to accompany ouzo, tsipouro or raki, or with eggs and vegetables for brunch. By the time you organize your ice and glasses on the table, this white taramosalata will be ready!

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ζύμες & πίτες

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!

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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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perfect homemade burger with caramelised onions

perfect homemade burger with handmade brioche bun

Without the use of mixers or rolling pins, only a spoon and a little tender love, the brioche bun will rise in the oven and become ready to support even the juiciest burger. A perfect homemade burger with caramelized onions and crispy French fries.

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quiche with lentils, gruyere and Vin Santo sauce

quiche with lentils, gruyere and Vin Santo sauce

In less than an hour, people will remember you as the one who transformed humble lentils into an elegant pie. Try our gourmet legume quiche recipe and prepare to be surprised.

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γρανίτα ούζο, σορμπέ τζιν τόνικ

Ouzo granita vs. Gin and Tonic sorbet: A cool Greek/British battle

“Let’s make a gin and tonic sorbet”, my friend Sophie, who’s from Wales, said one ...

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μπλάντι μέρι

Welcome home!Celebrate yourself with YOUR Bloody Mary!

Bloody Mary is a highly personalized cocktail ideal as a picker-upper. Here's my secret recipe which is only described so you don't follow it! Please experiment to find your own...

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Flaming Green Fairy: Absinthe at its most fabulous

Translated by Sophie Athanasiadis The inspiration behind the last part of our gastronomic kinky dinner ...

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ευκολη και γρηγορη

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.

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apricot marmalade straight from heaven

apricot marmalade straight from heaven

Some scholars still disagree as to whether Eve offered Adam an apricot as opposed to an apple under the watchful eye of the wicked serpent. Heavenly tasting fruit, mystical and magical, it was chosen by the Gods of the ancient world for its scent, the incredible sweetness of its flesh and its colour. With this noble fruit, as sun ancestors of mythology, we make divine apricot marmalade.

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pasta with basil pesto

perfect fresh basil pesto

Flavourful basil with parmesan, garlic, pinenuts and extra virgin olive oil. The amazing Italian classic pesto Genovese is the easiest fresh green sauce to serve with pasta and mix in numerous dishes when summer arrives.

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spicy scallops with chorizo and red peppers

scallops with chorizo and red peppers for a plain-spicy life

Not your usual (Spanish) dish. Chorizo in a surprise act creates a recipe of unprecedented tastiness.

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