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ρυζι & ζυμαρικά (μακαρονια)

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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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.

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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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meat cannelloni with bechamel sauce

meat cannelloni with bechamel sauce

Certain food magically functions as psychotherapy for grownups’ gustative palette. It brings back their childhood tastes unaltered, no matter how much they broaden their flavor adventures, experiment and desperately nibbling the amazing cuisines of the world. Lined cannelloni stuffed with minced meat under nutmeg scented béchamel is one fine example.

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ορεκτικά

marinated fresh anchovy with ginger and lime

Flavοurful marinated fresh anchovy with ginger and lime

Flavoured with ginger and lime, slightly spicy, fresh marinated anchovies. A classic Mediterranean meze dish transformed by a fusion mood.

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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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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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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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semolina halva with orange and walnuts

semolina halva with orange and walnuts

The traditional family pudding made with semolina (Greek semolina halva). A delicious dessert flavoured with orange, spiced with cinnamon and served with walnuts.

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πουλερικα

καλή χρονιά 12

καλή χρονιά σε όλους!

………….. Kαλύτερη από την προηγούμενη, ανθεκτική, πιο γερή και δυνατή, χαμογελαστή και γενναιόδωρη με τα ...

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ellada-giorth-geuseis-anoiksh-2015

Ελλάδα, Γιορτή, Γεύσεις – Άνοιξη 2015

Στις 8, 9 & 10 Μαΐου στο Γκάζι, Έλληνες παραγωγοί θα παρουσιάσουν τα προϊόντα τους και θα δώσουν στο καταναλωτικό κοινό την ευκαιρία να δοκιμάσει αλλά και να αγοράσει ιδιαίτερες γεύσεις από όλη την Ελλάδα. Φεστιβάλ-θεσμός με εκδηλώσεις κάθε τύπου για μικρούς και μεγάλους.

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φασολάκια με κύμινο

φασολάκια με κύμινο και τζίντζερ να ‘μεγαλώνουν την αγάπη’

Τρυφερά φασολάκια με κύμινο και τζίντζερ, μαγειρεμένα με τον μπαχαρικό αέρα μιας μακρινής ανατολής που μυρίζει όμως γνωστά αρώματα. Και δεν κάνουν άδικα τόσο δρόμο.

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Pandespani Pasta Top 10

Pandespani Pasta Top 10 – World Pasta Day 2017

Τα πιο "διαβασμένα" πιάτα με ζυμαρικά του τελευταίου χρόνου. Pandespani Pasta Top 10 σύμφωνα με τις προτιμήσεις των αναγνωστών ενόψει της Διεθνούς Ημέρας Ζυμαρικών 2017.

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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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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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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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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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ποτα

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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κοκτέιλ καρπούζι με τζίντζερ, λαίμ και βότκα

watermelon cocktail with ginger and lime

A cooling watermelon cocktail is the red celeb amongst simple, flavourful summer drinks. Enjoy it with a splash of vodka or rum, or just keep it virgin (alcohol free).

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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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absinthe - the green fairy

Flaming Green Fairy: Absinthe at its most fabulous

The inspiration behind the last part of our gastronomic kinky dinner is the historical taboo ...

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ευκολη και γρηγορη

Greek Tiganites - egg-less mini pancakes the easiest way

Greek Tiganites – egg-less pancakes the easiest way

For lazy days and relaxed Sundays or when surrounded by young and 'adult' children, for breakfast or afternoon snack, easy traditional Greek pancakes.

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κοκτέιλ καρπούζι με τζίντζερ, λαίμ και βότκα

watermelon cocktail with ginger and lime

A cooling watermelon cocktail is the red celeb amongst simple, flavourful summer drinks. Enjoy it with a splash of vodka or rum, or just keep it virgin (alcohol free).

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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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