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    A selection of seafood that will fill your table with Mediterranean breeze. Boost your holiday mood with the ultimate spring and summer combination.

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    Just 3 smart steps to get the best ever, easiest oven baked fish

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fish and shellfish

spicy marinated anchovies with lemon

spicy marinated anchovies with lemon

It is extremely easy to make marinated anchovies at home and it is by far better in flavour, texture, and appearance than those you find in supermarkets and many restaurants. Feel free to play with the amount of chilli flakes and adjust it to your own spicy limits.

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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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taramasalata

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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μύδια αχνιστά με ούζο & saffron

steamed mussels with ouzo and saffron

All over the world, mussels are used in wonderful starters; either on their own in many different variations, or combined with other seafood and fish, pasta or rice, vegetables and spices or pulses, even with chips. This is a simple quick Mediterranean way to make them at home.

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Pasta

oven baked 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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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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Biryani (μπιριάνι) : το γιορταστικό ρύζι της Ινδίας

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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ριζότο Α

Risotto all’onda; Addictive – Part I

The Risotto is one of the greatest culinary inventions. It’s not just a dish, but an idea – a creative concept which manages, in a totally original way, to make a magical dish with numerous variations out of a humble foundation.

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Greek cuisine

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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roast leg of goat, boned

roast leg of goat, boned: Oh, Hamlet, to love or not to…

Gourmet, boned, delightful baby goat roasted in the oven with potatoes. The most magical taste you have ever experience has reached full development through a serious and demanding relationship. This uniquely delicious goat is made of pure love!

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100 Lego shaped dolmades in size S and XS

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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dessert

lemon cream cake with fruit jelly

lemon cream cake with fruit jelly

A modern Italian confection of a beautiful, light lemon cream cake topped with colored fruit jelly.

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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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juicy and scented lemon cake

juicy and scented lemon cake with lemon icing

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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lemon cheesecake with ginger biscuits

lemon cheesecake with ginger biscuit base

Cheesecake has ancient Greek roots. Athenaeus, one of the well-known Athenian gastronomes referred to Samos cheese cakes, even including the recipe: "Take some cheese and crumble it, put it in a bronze sieve to drain, then add honey and spring wheat flour, and heat the mixture together ".

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easy and quick

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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scampi and crab parcels

scampi and crab parcels with layers of lemon leaves

Fresh seafood with aromatic herbs and lemon leaves, wrapped in parchment and baked in the oven. When this dish of scampi and crab is opened at the table, it smells wonderful! Can be served as a main dish or starter.

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shiny Brussels sprouts

shiny Brussels sprouts: green power

Explore the nutritional values of this underestimated vegetable that will add colour to your meat dishes and health to your cheeks. If you were looking for something new to put in the table, search no more!

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καστανόσουπα

chestnut soup of the earthly virtues

A velvety chestnut soup is an added value for comfort food. It carries the warmth of the fireplace to the table, spreads earthy flavors in the mouth and warms even the most broken heart.

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breakfast

juicy and scented lemon cake

juicy and scented lemon cake with lemon icing

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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