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  • grilled squid, octopus and illex

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

  • Oven-Baked Fish

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

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fish and shellfish

grilled squid, octopus and iIlex

grilled squid, octopus and illex

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

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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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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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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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Pasta

pesto with zucchini and walnut

pesto with zucchini and walnut

This is a summer and winter version of a fragrant zucchini pesto that can be used as a crostini appetizer and with pasta.

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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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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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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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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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Salt-baked fish (sea bass) with an ancient Greek recipe

salt-baked fish (sea bass) with an ancient Greek recipe

A juicy whole fish baked in the oven inside a cocoon of coarse salt. Follow the ancient go to gourmet recipe of Archestratos to serve the best ever sea bass or other largish fish baked in salt crust.

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taramosalata mousse

Evgenias fluffy taramosalata mousse

No potato and no bread. This soft and refined white fish roe mousse (taramosalata or tarama salad) is made only with extra virgin Greek olive oil!

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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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dessert

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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chocolate blackout cake

chocolate blackout cake – absolute darkness

In 1848, in the streets of Brooklyn, New York, a “dark”, almost black, chocolate cake was born, a cake to become synonymous with the taste of hell: blackout chocolate cake. With three layers of chocolate sponge, and three layers of chocolate custard, it is more than a “must” for the lovers of the addiction goddess.

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summer pudding

summer pudding; I know what you did last summer in the kitchen

Summer pudding really is the quintessential British dessert. It uses the summer fruits that can ...

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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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easy and quick

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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κοκτέιλ καρπούζι με τζίντζερ, λαίμ και βότκα

watermelon cocktail with ginger and lime

A cooling watermelon cocktail is the red celeb amongst simple, flavourful summer drinks. Enjoy it with a splash of vodka or rum, or just keep it virgin (alcohol free).

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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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easy chocolate truffles

chocolate truffles as made of clay

Chocolate in its whole greatness and creativity. A sweet surprise for your guests mouth that will make you consider doubling the dose. Are you ready to get your hands chocolaty?

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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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