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crème brûlée: vanilla decadence

κρεμ μπρουλέ

This classic dessert was a staple at 70’s and ‘80’s dinner parties but waned in popularity, largely, I believe, because modern domestic grills don’t get hot enough to burn the sugar topping into a hard caramel. As with so many recipes, we cannot be sure where or how this one originated, but what we do know is that it has ...

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cool raita

ράιτα (raita) - η δροσερή

Raita or raitha is served as a cooling side dish throughout most of India. Its basic ingredient is yoghurt (dahi – usually homemade) and then vegetables, herbs and spices are added in the inimitable Indian fashion. It can be compared to our own Greek tzatziki, apart from the fact that raita has many different herbal versions, for example, a simple ...

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