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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.

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

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fish and shellfish

mini spicy octopus a la diablo

Tender, fresh bite size octopus cooked with wine and a chilli pepper undertone. The taste of the Mediterranean Sea in a simple delicious dish.

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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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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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Pasta

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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sausage ragout recipe

sausage ragout for the Sunday pasta

A fine sauce can make pasta interesting, but a sausage ragout sauce will transform your pasta into the crème de la crème dish for the Sunday family meals.

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meat cannelloni with bechamel sauce

meat cannelloni with bechamel sauce

Certain food magically functions as psychotherapy for grownups’ gustative palette. It brings back their childhood tastes unaltered, no matter how much they broaden their flavor adventures, experiment and desperately nibbling the amazing cuisines of the world. Lined cannelloni stuffed with minced meat under nutmeg scented béchamel is one fine example.

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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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Greek cuisine

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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braised beef

braised veal with red sauce: too good to be taken for granted

Delicious braised veal that intensifies the flavor of everyday life. A small culinary miracle whose unpretentious simplicity is often taken for granted. We mustn’t ignore all the good things offered with love in our life, putting them aside as merely obvious…

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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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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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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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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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συνταγή για μαρμελάδα ντομάτας

tomato marmalade with kirsch

We can’t help but wonder… Is there any recipe that tomatoes can’t find their way in? We tried tomato marmalade with Κirsch and we have to tell you… the answer is NO!

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Greek Tiganites - egg-less mini pancakes the easiest way

Greek Tiganites – egg-less pancakes the easiest way

For lazy days and relaxed Sundays or when surrounded by young and 'adult' children, for breakfast or afternoon snack, easy traditional Greek pancakes.

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easy and quick

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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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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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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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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