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ρυζι & ζυμαρικά (μακαρονια)

seafood tagliatelle pasta

seafood tagliatelle and the curls of Lucretia Borgia

The legend connected tagliatelle to the curls of turbulent Lucretia. Here is another fantastic story to extend the tasty ground for their dainty delicious combination with seafood. Tagliatelle, mussels and prawns in fresh tomato sauce enhanced by the seafood broth.

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small dolmades

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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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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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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ορεκτικά

marinated fresh anchovy with ginger and lime

Flavοurful marinated fresh anchovy with ginger and lime

Flavoured with ginger and lime, slightly spicy, fresh marinated anchovies. A classic Mediterranean meze dish transformed by a fusion mood.

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επιδόρπιο - γλυκό

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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easy homemade donuts

Homemade donuts – edible rings of pleasure

Oh, these guilty pleasures of ours. We bring you the homemade recipe of a dessert that united the world… Its name: Doughnut!

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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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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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πουλερικα

σαλάτα με ρόδι και λαχανικά

xειμωνιάτικη σαλάτα με ρόδι και λαχανικά

Ταιριάζει στον χειμώνα αυτή η σαλάτα με ρόδι, όχι γιατί δεν μπορεί να γίνει κι ...

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Εύκολη μαρμελάδα σύκο

μαρμελάδα σύκο: ο Αύγουστος στο χειμώνα

Ερωτική μαρμελάδα σύκο, χωρίς πολλή ζάχαρη και περίπλοκες διαδικασίες. Ετοιμάστε την το καλοκαίρι για τα πιο γλυκά χειμωνιάτικα πρωινά.

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τούρτα σοκολάτας με ελαιόλαδο χωρίς αυγά (vegan)

τούρτα σοκολάτας με ελαιόλαδο χωρίς αυγά (vegan)

Αυτή είναι η πιο εύκολη, vegan τούρτα σοκολάτας, που ουδείς καταλαβαίνει την ιδιαιτερότητά της. Έχει τόσο πλούσια σοκολατένια γεύση που κυριολεκτικά παραπλανεί ακόμη και τους χορτοφάγους.

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υπερτροφές

υπερτροφές – τροφές σούπερ-ήρωες

Υπερτροφές a.k.a. superfoods. Τροφές δυναμωτικές και φαρμακευτικές, εύγευστοι, αρωματικοί ή πικάντικοι δυναμίτες θρεπτικών συστατικών και βιταμινών που αν τις βάλουμε συνετά και με μέτρο στην καθημερινή μας διατροφή, η υγεία μας θα χτυπήσει κόκκινο -φυσικά με την καλή έννοια!

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ζύμες & πίτες

strawberry tart or moist perfumed strawberry pie

strawberry tart – moist perfumed strawberry pie

Delicious strawberry tart made with fresh strawberries filling and sweet custard cream with ladyfingers. An easy dessert, amazingly inviting the springs' warmer afternoons.

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easy homemade donuts

Homemade donuts – edible rings of pleasure

Oh, these guilty pleasures of ours. We bring you the homemade recipe of a dessert that united the world… Its name: Doughnut!

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perfect homemade burger with caramelised onions

perfect homemade burger with handmade brioche bun

Without the use of mixers or rolling pins, only a spoon and a little tender love, the brioche bun will rise in the oven and become ready to support even the juiciest burger. A perfect homemade burger with caramelized onions and crispy French fries.

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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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ποτα

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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absinthe - the green fairy

Flaming Green Fairy: Absinthe at its most fabulous

The inspiration behind the last part of our gastronomic kinky dinner is the historical taboo ...

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γρανίτα ούζο, σορμπέ τζιν τόνικ

Ouzo granita vs. Gin and Tonic sorbet: A cool Greek/British battle

“Let’s make a gin and tonic sorbet”, my friend Sophie, who’s from Wales, said one ...

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μπλάντι μέρι

Welcome home!Celebrate yourself with YOUR Bloody Mary!

Bloody Mary is a highly personalized cocktail ideal as a picker-upper. Here's my secret recipe which is only described so you don't follow it! Please experiment to find your own...

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ευκολη και γρηγορη

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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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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gazpacho cold Spanish tomato soup

gazpacho: the chilled tomato soup of Andalucia

A Spanish classic dish with the powerful simplicity of raw Mediterranean flavours. Gazpacho, the chilled tomato soup makes an ideal first course for every summer dinner.

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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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