Happy New Year 2012!

I wish you a

Happy New Year!
Healthy, with all your wishes satisfied, goals acieved, facts that will make you happy, success to all your efforts, and of course, a better year than those that preceded it!

Zambia

Baked Apples in Phyllo Pastry

Apples wrapped in crispy pastry and stuffed with an aromatic blend of cinnamon, sugar, almonds and brandy.
As apples are baked, brandy evaporates and penetrates the flesh of the apples and make them very tasty.
A very light, sweet dessert for ending the old year and welcoming the new one.

Happy New Year

work: 00h:30′ time: 01h:00′ easy: 2/5

Smoked Salmon and Mozzarella Terrine

Smoked salmon and mozzarella, fragrant basil to flavor these two ingredients into a fine appetizer.
A light, green salad, an avocado dip and slices of toasted bread accompany it to balance the oily taste.
work: 20′ time: 12h:20′ easy: 2/5

Merry Christmas 2011

I wish you Merry Christmas, wherever you are.
Relax, laugh, dance, travel, have fun, enjoy a delicious dish, bite a "sinful" chocolate treat, embrace the warmth of a flame, love and be loved, share all the above with other people, family, friends or strangers.

Zambia

Roast Pork with Apples

Roast pork casserole with apples, apple juice and caramelized onions. A special taste, slightly sweet, with an aftertaste that reminds somewhat the familiar stew.
Eaten pleasantly, and not far from our Greek tastes and culinary experiences.
Pork with mixed fruit, fresh or dried, as quince, plums, figs, are flavors found in many parts of Greece.
A dish coming from the English cuisine that has traveled across the Atlantic.
Enjoy!
work: 00h:30′ time: 03h:00′ difficult:

Melomakarona, Honey Cookies with Walnuts

Melomakarona with semolina. With the right amount of honey, delicious and crispy, orange scented and sprinkled with a lot of walnuts.
Classical taste for Greek Christmas, where almost every household has its own family recipe and the "magic" formula to make them tasty and enjoyable.
If you like melomakarona, these meet the requirements for a delicious bite!
work: 01h:30′ time: 02h:30′ medium: 3/5

Christmas Tree Cake

Christmas Tree Cake. With a strong almond flavor, aroma of cinnamon and the sweetness of sugar. Decorated with colorful candies and candy, which give it an impressive appearance in the eyes of children.
work: 01h:00′ time: 02h:00′ medium: 3/5

Chicken Risotto a la Milanese

Chicken risotto a la Milanese, a timeless dish of Greek houses, which, almost never, was missing from the banquet.
The ingredients are very simple, a chicken stew, a granular aromatic pilaf and a velvety white Milanese sauce.
The result is a very tasty, festive dish that will be appreciated a lot!
work: 01h:30′ time: 02h:30′ difficult: 4/5

Kourabiedes

Kourabiedes delicious, fluffy, aromatic, and dissolving on the palate!
Made with fresh milk butter, beer, almonds, and covered with a dense cloud of fluffy powdered sugar… and do not forget the clove pins, that make the difference.
If you have a "traumatic" experience making Kourabiedes, maybe so hard that can break teeth or with a flat taste, try this recipe and will change your opinion about the "real" kourabiedes.
work: 00h:30′ time: 02h:30′ medium: 3/5

Chocolate Pie

Super chocolate pie, with the irresistible flavor combination of almond and dark chocolate, wrapped in a delicious, crisp, well cooked pastry sheet.
Despite the chocolate it contains, it has a light, fluffy texture, and the aromas of dark chocolate is highlighted.
Every little bite of this delicacy is a complete, tasty treat, with the predominant flavor of chocolate. The fans will be rewarded in full from this proposal.
Consumed at room temperature.
work: 30′ time: 02h:30′ medium: 3/5

Olive Pie

Olive Pie
The saltiness of the cheese and olives combines with the sweet taste of leek and onion In this easy and delicious pie. The result of unique and delicious. If you like olives, try this version of olive pie.
work: 45′ time: 1h:30′ medium:

Taramosalata

Tarama Salad, different with the addition of red peppers that give color and additional flavor.
Pure olive oil, dried onion, squeezed bread, all well mixed and the tarama salad is ready.
Appetizer, dip or salad? All this, for a very tasty "all weather" treat for our table.
Consumed with large quantities of bread and can accompany your beer, wine or ouzo.
Try another version of the classic, traditional taramosalata.
work: 00h:20′ time: 00h:25′ very easy: 1/5

Oven Baked Quinces

Quinces baked int the oven, with sweet wine, herbs and spices like cinnamon and star anise.
Very tasty, very fragnant! What is fascinating with thiw delicacy, apart from the smell, is its color. Baked qunces have a bright red-orange hue like purple sunset. You have to make them just for the color. The trouble is zero and the time just 15'. Just to cut them in 4, sprinkle with red sweet wine and put them in the oven.
Try them!
work: 00h:15′ time: 01h:15′ very easy: 1/5

Coconut Truffles - Raffaello

Tasty, small coconut truffles with simple ingredients such as condensed sweetened milk, butter, and stuffed with crunchy, roasted almond.
Very easy to make and enjoyed by the young and the not so.
Prepare and give to your loved ones, beautiful, delicious, white or colorful truffles.
They will enjoy them.
work: 00h:20′ time: 01h:20′ very easy: 1/5