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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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Ελληνικη

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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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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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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επιδόρπιο - γλυκό

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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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 ...

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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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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.

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ΜΥΣΤΙΚΑ

μακαρόνια ογκρατέν με τυριά

μακαρόνια ογκρατέν με τυριά: πάστα φούρνου & κρούστα

Ιταλικό και μη, πλην αποδεκτό τοις πάσι. Ροδοψημένα στο φούρνο και με τραγανή κρούστα, μακαρόνια ογκρατέν με τυριά και μπεσαμέλ. Το εύκολο, καθημερινό πιάτο που αρέσει σε μικρούς και μεγάλους.

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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.

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μπιριάνι ρύζι ινδικό

Biryani: το γιορταστικό ρύζι της Ινδίας

Το biryani είναι γιορταστικό πιάτο στην Ινδία και συνήθως έχει κρέας. Το συγκεκριμένο ωστόσο προέρχεται από τη Νότια Ινδία και είναι με λαχανικά. Είναι εύκολο στην παρασκευή, εντυπωσιακό όταν σερβίρεται και μυρίζει κανέλα και κάρδαμο.

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χειροποίητα μπέργκερ και το μυστικό της γεύσης

χειροποίητα μπέργκερ και το μυστικό της γεύσης

Πριν πολύ καιρό και σίγουρα π.Ρ. (διαβάζεται ‘προ Pandespani’) παρακολουθώντας ένα ντοκιμαντέρ για μια μπιφτεκογιορτή ...

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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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sausage ragout recipe

sausage ragout for the Sunday pasta

A fine sauce can make pasta interesting, but a sausage ragout sauce will transform your pasta into the crème de la crème dish for the Sunday family meals.

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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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