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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

Salmon Wellington with asparagus -salmon in puff pastry

Salmon in puff pastry with asparagus

Today we treat ourselves like royalty and take an elegant bite of some (excellent) salmon in crispy puff pastry also known as Salmon Wellington.

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scallops with orange juice

scallops in love: with orange juice, ginger and avocado

Scallops are, without exaggeration, one of the most cosmopolitan mollusks as they are found in ...

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mussels with paprika and herbs recipe

steamed mussels with paprika and herbs

Elegance unveiled from a shell or you may as well call it the diamond of gourmet cuisine. Mussels with paprika and herbs.

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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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Pasta

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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tagliatelle with mushrooms and tomato sauce

perfect tagliatelle with mushrooms (dunque…alla boscaiola)

Tagliatelle alla Boscaiola (Tagliatelle "of the forest") is an extremely easy and fresh-tasting recipe for tagliatelle with mushrooms, an undeniable example of a simple and balanced synthesis of ingredients.

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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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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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Greek cuisine

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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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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crispy roast lamb with potatoes

crispy Greek roast lamb with potatoes

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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dessert

κρεμ μπρουλέ

crème brûlée: vanilla decadence

This classic dessert was a staple at 70’s and ‘80’s dinner parties but waned in ...

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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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σαρλότ με μήλο αχλάδι κυδώνι

Apple, Pear and Quince Charlotte

Apple Charlotte is a traditional British dessert dating back to the 18th century. It is ...

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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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easy and quick

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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authentic carbonara

the authentic carbonara (NO other modifications, please)

Altered and counterfeited thousands of times, this popular pasta recipe rouses as many disputes as moussaka! It's time to put affairs in order and place on the table the authentic carbonara-both in taste and mode of preparation.

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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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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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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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