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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

taramosalata mousse

Evgenias fluffy taramosalata mousse

No potato and no bread - this soft and refined white fish roe mousse (taramosalata) is made only with olive oil!

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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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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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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.

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επιδόρπιο - γλυκό

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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πικάντικο σορμπέ με φράουλες και τσίλι

strawberry and chilli sorbet: cool sweetness with unexpected fire…

The combination of strawberry and chilli may strike you as an odd one, but I ...

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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?

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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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ΜΥΣΤΙΚΑ

μοσχάρι ψητό με λαχανικά

Μοσχάρι ψητό με λαχανικά: απλή μαγειρική μαγεία

Μοσχάρι ψητό με λαχανικά στο πλάι.  Απλή μαγειρική ή την σύνθετη? Να μια καλή ερώτηση ...

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κέικ καφέ

κέικ καφέ για τους εθισμένους

Για τους λάτρεις του καφέ, τους 'εθισμένους' και τους αμίλητους αγουροξυπνημένους ως την τρίτη γουλιά, ένα κέικ καφέ που το λέει η μυρωδιά κι η γεύση και το εννοεί -με το καλημέρα σας- η όψη του. Αν είστε φαν του ristretto, αν η καφεΐνη εγκαινιάζει την κάθε μέρα και τα πρωινά δεν φορτίζουν χωρίς αυτή, αυτό το κέικ καφέ σας αφορά.

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μαραθόριζα γκρατέν (φινόκιο) με πικάντικη γραβιέρα

μαραθόριζα ή αλλιώς φινόκιο γκρατέν με πικάντικη γραβιέρα

Aπό τους πιο ωραίους τρόπους να μαγειρευτεί η φρέσκια μαραθόριζα (φινόκιο) κι αν είναι άγρια, ακόμη καλύτερα. Εύκολο συνοδευτικό πιάτο με άρωμα, κρεμώδη υφή και γευστικό κοντράστ. Μαραθόριζα γκρατέν με πικάντικη γραβιέρα.

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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.

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ρυζι & ζυμαρικά (μακαρονια)

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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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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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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