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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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crispy roast lamb with potatoes

crispy roast lamb with potatoes… which no one has ever refused!

The most-tried recipe for crispy roast lamb with potatoes (or goat, if you prefer). For more than 20 years has dominated the table, been shared with diners and has attracted most of attention, since it is the simplest possible recipe, and at the same time the most reliable.

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the authentic aubergine salad

the authentic aubergine salad Constantinople style

Casually refined, almost disdainful, fine, yet with a unique smoky flavour. An easy, but so very selective, aubergine (eggplant) salad, the authentic one.

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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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επιδόρπιο - γλυκό

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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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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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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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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ΜΥΣΤΙΚΑ

γαλλική κουζίνα & γαστρονομία - Delicious France

5ο Delicious France: γαλλική κουζίνα & γαστρονομία

Το 5ο Φεστιβάλ Γαλλικής Γαστρονομίας μεταφέρει τις γεύσεις και την ανίκητη joie de vivre των Γάλλων στην Αθήνα. Με την αφορμή, δείτε κάποια βασικά σημεία, που ιστορικά διαφοροποιούν την κουζίνα της Γαλλίας από τις υπόλοιπες και δείχνουν γιατί υπήρξε ανέκαθεν τόσο άρρηκτα συνδεδεμένη με τον πολιτισμό της.

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ουρά μοσχαριού με αρωματικά και σέλινο

ουρά μοσχαριού με αρώματα και σέλινο (coda alla vaccinara)

Η αρωματική, σιγομαγειρεμένη με σέλινο ουρά του βοδιού (της αγελάδας γενικά) ονόματι Coda alla Vaccinara ...

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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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καλά Χριστούγεννα & χαρούμενες γιορτές 2015

very Merry Christmas to all

Best wishes to all. Good health, lots of love, luck and peace. Have a wonderful holiday time and enjoy flavourful cooking. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

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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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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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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.

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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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