Greek New Year's Lucky Cake (Vasilopita)

Greek New Year's Lucky Cake (Vasilopita)
The 2017 I want to be lucky, be sweet like candy, be bright and colorful to making our mood and bring into our lives the best and most important of what we want. Furthermore a pie for Santa Claus to contain all or wish to contain with lots of icing for hope, sweet optimism raisins, blanched for health almonds, candied Orange Peels for prosperity, soft butter for tenderness and love, and of course, colorful bonbons for happiness!
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※※※※※Happy New Year 2017!※※※※※



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work: 30′ time: 3h:30′ medium:

Kourabiedes: Greek Christmas Butter Cookies

Kourabiedes: Greek Christmas Butter Cookies
The Kourabiedes are the best known, loved and popular sweets in various forms and names in all Central Europe, Austria, Germany, and in some Eastern European countries such as the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
With us is the most favorite Christmas sweet and although at first glance the sugared bun, crescent, circular or a mouthful, seems to be a rather unspectacular goody -only a little powdered sugar sprinkled upon a biscuit- between all the colorful Christmas candied biscuits, truffles or chocolate treats are a clear favorite. The flavor and texture to win: It is a unique combination of butter and nuts and there is also the fact that melt in your mouth and have lovely crisp texture with roasted almond inside.
Follow the steps of the recipe and enjoy the tastiest kourabiedes ever!
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εργασία: 1h:00′ χρόνος: 2h:00′ μεσαίο:

Christmas Chicken with Minced Meat Stuffing

Christmas Chicken with Minced Meat Stuffing
A stuffing recipe for Christmas chicken or turkey with traditional stuffing of minced meat, not with livers, roasted pine nuts, black currants, sweet chestnuts and unique spices. A wonderful stuffed chicken, which can be the main dish on Christmas table. It is recommended especially for those who do not prefer the turkey on size, but also on taste.
Your kitchen will smell of Christmas aromas of spices, as it is baked in the oven. This roast stuffed chicken will indulge your palate!
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work: 1h:00′ time: 3h:30′ medium:

Melomakarona-Honey Cookies with Mavrodaphne

Melomakarona-Honey Cookies with Mavrodaphne
Melomakarona, the cousin of buns, traditional Christmas sweets have their technique to get soaped in a delicious honey syrup properly, to be tasty and soft inside. The dough should be soft and fluffy to not become hard during baking and syrup to be viscous with a lot of honey and flavored with exquisite essential oils of orange but also the individual flavors of cinnamon and cloves.
The Mavrodafni, this wonderful Greek product, gives tasty heady tones in melomakarona and as a final complement of all this comes the crushed walnuts to meet all of the above.
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work: 30′ time: 1h:15′ easy:

Chicken Salad

Κοτοσαλάτα
Hearty and very tasty salad, made with chicken cooked along with vegetables. Made through any meat is in the refrigerator and not consumed. We can prepare it with ready spit roast chicken (even more delicious) or the remaining of a huge turkey, that was left because many ignored its presence and only ate the filling and the accompanying. Thereby changing the texture, flavor and its appearance is consumed easily. Also we can make it with smoked turkey ham, when we do not have much time at our disposal.
Prepared by the previous day and served on the festive table, as though they offered to us as a starter in a delicious meal at the family table years ago and since then we often enjoy it and never have bored.
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work: 1h:30′ time: 2h:30′ easy:

Turkish Delight and Walnuts Cookies

Turkish Delight and Walnuts Cookies
Biscuit dough crumble into a thousand crumbs in contrast with the very tender inside of the turkish delights that accompany the crunchy nut. In our house they are always made with Turkish delight and walnuts and we as children or as adults worshiped. In Crete these skaltsounia are named patouda, with various fillings, and besides dusting with icing sugar, they are also made with syrup. A mouthful delight for the palate and a sweet Lenten for every weather.
The Lenten skaltsounia are traditional in many parts of Greece with various fillings but also in the Balkan Countries. And also the neighbors Italians make something similar with nuts and dried fruit or jam or chocolate. They are named Ravioli Dolci.
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work: 30′ time: 1h:15′ easy:

Smoked Salmon Mousse Canapés

Smoked Salmon Mousse Canapés
It is one of the most delicious smoked salmon canapes. The fluffy mousse with cream cheese and coarse French mustard from coffee beans make this mousse an exquisite delicacy. Complete and delicious walnut bread upon which it sits, but also the orange "caviar" that breaks the mouth, flooding the senses with flavors from the sea and you will have an ideal food finger as an introduction and accompaniment of your drink.
This small luxury taste will give points to your holiday table. Surely no one would hesitate even for a moment, to take one in his hand and try. On the table or your buffet they will sell out.
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work: 10′ time: 30′ very easy:

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men
Gingerbread Cookies usually in the form of a stylized human figure, although other shapes or forms, especially seasonal themes (Christmas, Halloween, Easter, etc.) are common.
The history of these cookies, one of the best cookies in the world, starting in the 15th century and the various forms and shapes in the 16th century. Since arriving the expensive and rare spices from the East to Europe and was for use on rich households, noble and crowned.
The first documented case of human figure shaped gingerbread cookie was in the court of Elizabeth I of England. They had the form and showed similarity with some of the most important visitors.
This typical Christmas cookies, which are made in Northern and Central Europe and across the Atlantic, with ginger, cinnamon, cloves and honey or molasses and decorated with white, chocolate or colored glaze.
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work: 40′ time: 1h:10′ easy:

Cabbage Roll with Leek & Red Sauce

Cabbage Rolls Recipes
Favorite and delicious dish of our traditional cuisine and many other nations, with a wide variety of filling and cooking ways. It consists of cooked cabbage leaves wrapped around a variety of fillings.
Here cooked with chopped herbs, vegetables such as leeks, carrots and red tomato sauce to the filling, which gave a different hue to the final result, helping the cayenne pepper.
The process is broken down into several steps rather than to dissuade you from create them, but to help you organize and plan their preparation and to help you with small tips for cooking the leaves and the whole preparation.
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work: 1h:45′ time: 2h:30′ medium:

Crystallised Ginger Cake

Crystallised Ginger Cake
This cake is the joy of creation for the one who creates, without the anxiety of failure, and the pleasure of enjoying the taste. This may become your favorite New Year Cake 2017!
Very juicy-wet, fruity, with mashed bananas inside, without a lot of sugar, lemon spicy thanks the candied ginger, soft, without crumbs everywhere, without butter and inflatable. Standing height and then pushing and finally, quite healthy mutatis mutandis a cake. Not at all demanding in preparation and with a secret. Read the steps of preparation and you will discover it.
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work: 20′ time: 1h:00′ easy:

Sweet & Spicy Apple Chutney

Sweet & Spicy Apple Chutney
Chutney or Chatni is a sauce from Kitchens of India, which can vary… One offshoot has rooted in Anglo-Indian cuisine to gain even as many variations and adapt to another flavor culture.
It is usually with vegetables and fruits, such as onion, garlic, rhubarb, apples, peaches, orange, plum, etc. with which one can make a milder pickle. Add vinegar or apple cider vinegar in recipes of Chutney English style, aimed traditionally give long life, so as to maintain for use throughout the year. Brown or dark sugar (usually Demerara to replace the jaggery in some Indian sweet chutney) and spices, which are usually used, fenugreek, coriander, cumin, cinnamon.
The whole produces a sweet and spicy pickle, with sweet and fruity flavors, with a strong presence of ginger, but a softer product, which in Western Kitchen is built to accompany savory. Usually eaten with Cheddar cheeses or cured meats and poultry, usually in cold meals a pub.
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εργασία: 15′ χρόνος: 30′ πολύ εύκολο:

Coffee Cream

Coffee Cream
Velvety, simple and mild in flavor Cream Coffee without alcohol.
Choose it as a delicious, light and cold dessert with the taste of coffee, regular or decaf, and which can close the festive and hearty meal with family, friends and loved ones in our Christmas dinner parties!
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work: 15′ time: 2h:15′ very easy:

Pork Ragù with Pasta & Bechamel Sauce

Pork Ragù with Pasta & Bechamel Sauce
In Italian cuisine, the ragout (ragù) is a sauce with meat, usually served with pasta and created by Alberto Alvisi in the 18th century.
The common feature of ragù recipes is the presence of minced meat and that together the components become a sauce for pasta. The most famous dish is stew ragù alla bolognese.
Leaving pork slowly cooked in tomato sauce builds a deep and rich flavor. Usually served upon Pappardelle, but with my choice and the tendency to create something new / different always based on the original recipe, pasta incorporated in ragout sauce and then covered with a thick sauce semolina, that went golden brown in the oven and became a new dish, very tasty.
Of course it is needless to emphasize that it is infinitely tastier than the classic pastitsio…
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work: 1h:00′ time: 2h:30′ difficult:

Syrupy Cake with Chocolate Sprinkles

Syrupy Cake with Chocolate Sprinkles
Syrupy Cake with Chocolate Sprinkles, the familiar, classic, and not only in our neighborhood but also across the Atlantic since the chocolate sprinkles were named in Boston New England «chocolate jimmies» and sprinkle with it their ice creams. This name referred directly to the black Americans. Over the years the word has lost its meaning for them and preferred not to continue to use this racist expression!
In itself reminds us old tastes and favorites. The «ant» cake is a delicious syrupy chocolate cake coated with cocoa cream and black chocolate sprinkles everywhere, inside and out. It is cumbersome recipe but the flavors and aromas of this cake will delight your.
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εργασία: 2h:00′ χρόνος: 4h:00′ μεσαίο:

Chicken Thighs in the Oven

Chicken Thighs in the Oven
Chicken thighs baked with potatoes, what else… simple, tasty and definitely a food that many like and we all have a favorite recipe for this… but this proposal is a little secret that differentiates it from the conventional version and is delicious resulting in a juicy and browned at the same time food. Easily can be made your own secret and so to establish the manner of preparation. Follow the detailed steps of the recipe and the secret will be revealed to you.
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work: 20′ time: 2h:00′ very easy:

Travel to London

Travel to London
In the recent trip to the most beloved of all our destinations, London, we had beautiful time, we pass always beautiful…
We walked, had fun, wandered, enjoyed, tasted flavors favorite but also unfamiliar flavors in ethnic Kitchens.

It was very nice weather so the interest of our search focused on the outdoors in sheltered or outdoor markets, with rare sometimes food & dishes in the streets and squares photographing and admiring gorgeous old but also super modern buildings, churches and sculptures, the riparian Thames with its beautiful bridges and small tributaries and of course the unique beauty of palaces, castles and towers.

Green parks fully equipped for rest, relaxation, training or sports, with lakes for fishing, that the crossing wooden bridges, with lush vegetation, that you put bet that this can not be in the heart of London. Or in the botanical gardens of unique beauty and enormous scientific work, such as the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, was founded in 1840 and which host the largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collection in the world. In Kew Gardens has created the Millennium Seed Bank. Today, there are stored samples from 10% of all the world's plants, and by 2020 experts aspire to gather samples from 25% to save the world from an upcoming ecological disaster.

Everywhere we find spaces, small shops to buy stylish items, have lunch, drink our coffee and to rest from the long hike. Wherever we went people were long. Young, old enjoyed their ride.

We certainly visited and known, and our favorite museums and art galleries and photography but also places unknown to us until now. We made ourselves at the busiest commercial streets with incredible rush! Those who follow and Facebook would certainly have seen the pictures I send all of them. Here today I will simply show you some of the culinary delights of our trip and a small, very small sample of our wanderings!
And do not forget the London of 9 million inhabitants is a museum city, enjoy it through my own look through my camera lens!


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Travel to London

Tas Kebab with Beef

Tas Kebab with Beef
Tas Kebab is a traditional dish of Constantinople, with Arabic roots and came up to us from the Greek refugees from Constantinople and Asia Minor to become favorite traditional food of the Sunday festive table, with all the family pooled around him.
Tas Kebab of Constantinople is a cooked meal of veal cut into pieces, which is cooked with olive oil and a little butter in a rich, thick tomato sauce, flavored with spices. Is cooked until it thickens and create around it a juicy sauce and delicious honeyed!
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work: 30′ time: 1h:30′ easy:

Baked Pears In Spiced Pomegranate Syrup

Baked Pears In Spiced Pomegranate Syrup
Whenever preparing large holiday meals we make 2-3 desserts for the occasion (certainly some of them are with chocolate for the black goddess worshipers) are preparing something seasonal and light, like a fruit salad.
Here I propose you a great solution for an ideal and light dessert will like. Baked pears in the ruby pomegranate are beautiful and festive! It is much more tempting than a typical salad… If you need a companion I would suggest little Greek yogurt, bathed with grenadine and nothing else.
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work: 15′ time: 1h:00′ very easy:

Burgers Stuffed with Eggs

Burgers Stuffed with Eggs
Delicious, filling, daily plate of burgers. Shape spicy burgers, mixed with minced veal and pork and at the center of each patty close a boiled egg. Spices and dehydrated onion with concentrated the flavor of onion, added to the mixture of minced meat, provide great taste in burgers. Their accompanying such as carrots, potatoes, peppers make them even more delicious.
It is a variation on individual portions of the famous and beloved minced roll, stuffed with boiled eggs.
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work: 40′ time: 2h:00′ easy:

Rice Pudding with Pomegranate Syrup

Rice Pudding with Pomegranate Syrup
A rice pudding, a simple rice pudding of Mom but with the addition of vanilla pudding mix, with very creamy texture melts on the palate and gives us tons of delicious memories and homely warmth of swing.
The capstone to this touching moment for our tastes comes from the pomegranate syrup and the arils, truly rubies, give us another taste dimension!
PS At the end of the post you will find how to make this wonderful, sweet pomegranate syrup, alcohol-free and you can use it sprinkling our sweets, ice cream, cakes, pancakes, cheesecake, etc. but also green salads or to give a red color to cocktails or homemade grenadine!
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work: 30′ time: 1h:00′ easy:

Fried Greek Cheese Pies-Tiganopsoma

Fried Greek Cheese Pies-Tiganopsoma
Fried buns warmth, fluffy cheesy buns, hot pies of the frying pan, that refer to the smells and tastes of a bygone era of the quick kitchen of the grandmother. In times where the few products of the houses had to please the hungry stomachs of young and old but especially the young and grandmothers knock off in half a shake these fluffy fried buns for breakfast, the snack and eventually for all hours.
The materials are minimal and the process analytical.
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work: 1h:00′ time: 1h:30′ easy:

Almond Tart

Almond Tart
Almond tart with orange aromas. With grated base dough -Pâte Sablée- kneaded with poppy seeds. The aromatic stuffing of the tart has two layers. A first, thin, with apricot jam and a second with almond cream, made with blanched ground almonds, butter, orange zest, cherry brandy, eggs and sprinkled in the surface with net almond.
Thin, light, almost ethereal flavors, only almond can give us.
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work: 1h:30′ time: 2h:30′ medium:

Fish Soufflé & Spinach Sauté

Fish Soufflé & Spinach Sauté
A simple fish fillet boneless, camouflaged in a wonderful soufflé puffed with eggs and cheese. Accompanying the dish is a warm salad of sauteed spinach. A complete and healthy meal with strong and great flavors, pure taste. Time to see the fish otherwise.
We sit at the table and wait with a fork in hand and a lot of impatience. Do not forget, eaten hot!
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work: 45′ time: 1h:30′ hard:

Spiced Plum Pound Cake

Spiced Plum Pound Cake
The large round and aromatic plum fruits are called vanilla. Succulent fruits with beautiful dark blue-mauve color, have a sweet taste and excellent aroma. They are a good source of vitamins A & C and are high in fiber and highest antioxidant capacity. Suitable for cakes, sweet tarts, jams, compote and juice.
Here they are used in a leading role to become a very juicy and moist cake with a peppery aftertaste, seductive colors and flavors, which give the warm spices such as cinnamon, ginger, cloves and the pepper.
As it is baked the house is flooded with rich aromas of spices and fruit.
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work: 20′ time: 1h:40′ easy:

Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice
I love Chinese Cuisine, the way we enjoy it the western restaurants, but also that Chinese Cuisine, we find in the place that created it! This classic dish of fried rice with shrimp is a quick and easy recipe in restaurant style.
Shrimp, rice, eggs, green onions and bean sprouts in a jar, because in Greece is not always possible to find fresh bean sprouts.
We use steamed or boiled rice, ideally from the previous day, that is dry enough. So it will be less sensitive to mixing and will become even better at least in terms of aesthetics…
Cook over high heat for a short time and with quick movements. So we need to have everything you need ready, cleaned and cut to the corner, the workbench.
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work: 30′ time: 50′ easy:

Chilled Chocolate Parfait Torte

Chilled Chocolate Parfait Torte
This frosted torte parfait chocolate is a perfect choice for those who love the taste and intensity of dark chocolate. With great taste, with chocolate drops inside and bathed in rich sauce dark couverture. Frozen so as to be cut by the blade of the knife. Serve with extra sauce on filling pieces.
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work: 45′ time: 9h:00′ medium:

Baked Zucchini Carrot Fritters

Baked Zucchini Carrot Fritters
Savoury muffins healthy and fluffy with grated zucchini and carrot. A savory Gruyere or Parmesan, grated in the mixture will offer their delicious taste and wonderful chewy texture. Fill ramekins and bake in the oven. We can also fry them, but in this way become less fat, delicious and light. Easily transportable, we take them to work or school and can become a simple and frugal meal with a green salad.
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work: 1h:00′ time: 1h:35′ very easy:

Rusks, Vanilla Pudding & Jelly Dessert

Rusks, Vanilla Pudding & Jelly Dessert
A light dessert straight from the kitchen of mama, with flavors almost baby and that many will remind a dessert of older years.
As simple as it is, however, it is parallel preparations, which will have to wait at refrigerator to cool each layer separately.
Syrupy toast, sprinkled with roasted almond filet, vanilla cream, crisp peach compote and a beautiful crimson plum jelly with flavored berries.
You'll love the process but even more you'll love the taste and aroma of this dessert at first bite!
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work: 1h:00′ time: 8h:00′ easy:

Dough for Everything DIY-Pizza

Dough for Everything DIY-Pizza
Miracle dough for everything: How we make a unique dough, which we can use to make pizzas, calzone, peinirli, breads, focaccia, soft croissant, stuffed with sweet or savory, cheese pies or personal twisted pies, breadsticks etc. In short everything! Matures and is maintained in the refrigerator for a long time and every time you remove it from the freezer begins after a while to swell and become soft and velvety.
In the current proposal we make a delicious, homemade pizza in just 15', ie much less time than the time it takes the delivery. Separate pizza with inflatable dough and stuffed with what we like.
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work: 15′ time: 40′ easy:

Grape Molasses Pudding with Sweet Red Wine-Moustalevria

Grape Molasses Pudding with Sweet Red Wine-Moustalevria
Molasses is a thick syrup, which is made by boiling the grape must. Kept unchanged for a long time and with this we make various sweet dishes, jelly, must cookies etc. It can also be added as a unique addition to grilled on the oven to salads and other sweets.
The Moustalevria is a simple dessert that comes from our ancient past to sweeten our present. Added Mavrodafne for exhilarating touch and taste intensity.

It's a traditional Greek pastry, whose main ingredient is the grape must. Its roots date back jelly in ancient times where it was known as oinouta a name that survived into the Byzantine period along with other names such as moustopita and pastellos. In Crete, referred to as kefteria, in Samos as Kourkouta or treat the vintage while in Cyprus Palouzes. Ancient sweet, which enjoyed not only by Dionysus, but also by ordinary people. Moreover how could it be otherwise, when around the numerous vineyards cried the voices of the harvesters and presses the grapes become must and mutate into wine and its derivatives.
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work: 10′ time: 10′ very easy:

Noblice Biscuits

Noblice Biscuits
The aristocratic Biscuits, as clearly stated by their name, is a product originating in Serbia but it is also found in the Czech Republic and Croatia.
It is a two-colored stuffed vanilla biscuit and cocoa in a sandwich form with intermediate filling of hazelnut and cocoa, as Nutella or Merenda. With a wonderful, unique, nostalgic buttery texture, which makes them crumble and melt in your mouth and the palate to enjoy a wave of flavors and fragrances. Satisfies every taste requirement, we might have assumed from a cookie, and found here, in Noblice.
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work: 30′ time: 40′ easy:

Cold Bean Salad: Piyaz

Cold Bean Salad: Piyaz
Tasty summer dish as a main but also accompanying tsipouro meze. Garnished with chopped onion, parsley, oil and lemon and sprinkled with freshly ground pepper, sumac & chili peppers for color and flavor and all together for health and vitamins! Whether you say it bean salad or Turkish piyaz, is one of the most classic dishes with beans after the bean soup.
All beans contain high amounts of protein and fiber. An amazing combination for the protection of the digestive system and moving the food through the intestines. Fiber helps to better digest food and help ensure that the waste products to be eliminated. It is known for their irreplaceable effects in the digestive tract, while protein helps the body to maintain optimal health and build healthy muscle mass.
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work: 15′ time: 45′ easy:

Orange Millefeuille

Orange Millefeuille
Each dish should tell a story, its own history in layered relationship and function of the time of preparation, choice of materials, the combination of flavors and of course the one who creates but also to those who will taste it. The Art of Cooking is an art and talent but almost innate or cultivated the passion that pushes higher goals, which hopes to reach…
Fifteen of August and the current dessert was chosen to be white, summer, airy like icing veil that surrounds it. Also to be able to offer our mild sweet tones and light flavors. It is a Mille Feuille with filo pastry biscuits and Orange Cream successive repetitive layers and culminating in a light cream whipped cream, sprinkled with roasted almonds and icing sugar.
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work: 20′ time: 40′ easy:

Pickled Octopus

Pickled Octopus
Octopus! The king of the meze in the Greek Summer and Lenten Days, with accompanying ouzo par excellence!
Here it was prepared to be pickled, to be booked in our most transparent jars and we can enjoy it as a precious morsel whenever we want!
Octopus boiled and flavored in a Court-bouillon, meaning "short broth." This is an intensely flavored vegetable broth, spices and aromatic herbs (bouquet garni) and which contain an acidic ingredient such as vinegar, wine or lemon juice. Court-bouillon is usually for poaching, need not be elaborate, used for the preparation of crustaceans (lobster) and other seafood and is very simple, because the broth is not generally served as part of the end plate.
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work: 20′ time: 40′ very easy:

Cheese Mousse with Lingonberries

Cheese Mousse with Lingonberries
Lingonberries is a native plant that forms a bush in Scandinavia with edible, red, small fruits and have a far history in Nordic cuisine, that uses them in many dishes, fresh or frozen.
Jam with lingon-lingonberry jam, in the form of canned we knew and loved through the «IKEA», where served escorting the Swedish meatballs and where you can purchase it.
Here it was used as a base to place on it a fluffy mousse mascarpone cheese cream, cool, mild in sweetness thanks to stevia and very light taste.
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work: 30′ time: 4h:30′ very easy:

Quesadillas with Greek Feta & Sausage

Quesadillas with Greek Feta & Sausage
Quesadillas with baked tortillas and delicious stuffing of "tomato salad flavors" and sausage. Easily made and with slightly spicy yogurt dip they pleasantly make us get enough and is ideal for friendly companionship with plenty of dips!
Chop each tortilla into 4 and serve on a wooden surface along with bowls of the yogurt sauce.
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work: 30′ time: 30′ easy:

Cream & Raisin Puff Pastry Rolls

Cream & Raisin Puff Pastry Rolls
These pastry rolls are filled with a sweet filling, velvety soft confectionery cream and blond raisins, sultanas. It is mildly sweet, slightly crunchy from outside and softly and gently from inside.
The Pastry Cream gives the dessert a special taste and raisins, this stunning dried grapes of Greece, simply take it off. They are easily eaten very pleasant at all times and very popular with children.
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work: 30′ time: 1h:00′ easy:

Hard-Cooked Eggs with Cheese Sauce

Hard-Cooked Eggs with Cheese Sauce
Simple Salad with boiled eggs served with a cheese sauce.
Boursin is an aromatic fresh cheese from Normandy with various flavors. It is fermented with aromatic herbs, onion, garlic, chives, it is soft and easy to spread onto bread, crackers or toast, here gave the taste of yogurt with the delicious cheese dips.
The egg with milk are the only complete natural foods, as they contain all the necessary components for a complete and balanced diet. The biological value of the protein of the egg is greater than that of milk, meat, beans or salmon and used as a standard for the quality assessment of other food proteins. The egg contains antioxidants, like fruits and vegetables.
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work: 15′ time: 15′ very easy:

Watermelon & Lime Granita

Watermelon & Lime Granita
Summer and childish carefree mood, with frozen fruity sorbets, which will become the culinary memories of our mature future.
To make sorbet, do nothing more than to pour a fruity liquid in a container, then place it in the freezer and using a fork or spoon scrape the frozen mixture as it freezes. It could not be simpler!
Ruddy watermelon sorbet and lime green in an excellent combination to enjoy the dominant summer fruit, watermelon, in another dimension.
The beautiful granite give us color, freshness and great moments of relaxation. Either under the sun or in a wonderful, romantic evening under the moonlight on the island of our dreams! To freeze the tongue and palate and remove concepts, the sensation of the summer heat, and bring us joy optimistic messages.
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work: 30′ time: 7h:00′ very easy:

Farfalle with Smoked Trout & Bechamel Sauce

Farfalle with Smoked Trout & Bechamel Sauce
Farfalle, this beautiful pasta with very special bow shape, combined with smoked trout and bathed by two white creamy sauces. Bechamel sauce and sour cream. Contain much concentrated flavor that will hardly leave anyone unmoved.
Despite the discreet luxury of smoked fish is a very economical and hearty pasta dish. Done within 20 minutes it is the perfect comfort food, providing a sense of comfort and well-being due to the content of carbohydrates, which are related to our childhood and mama's home cooking.
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work: 15′ time: 20′ easy:

Stuffed Apricot with Ricotta Cheese

Stuffed Apricot with Ricotta Cheese
Greek Summer for most natives or travelers means sea, vacation, walking, cool drink in hand and fresh fruit, lots of raw fruit and in another form, such as juices, ice cream, smoothie, granites e.t.c.
We now enjoy fresh apricots stuffed with ricotta cheese, bathed in honey and sprinkled with crushed walnuts. So simple, with a few ingredients but so special dessert. Without ovens and baking with very simple procedures in our table a delicious, healthy and impressive sweet.
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work: 15′ time: 15′ very easy:

Balèzès, Traditional Dessert of Lesvos Island

Balèzès
This light dessert, flavored with rosewater, has the origin of Lesbos. This was making of my mother in law, who was from there.
From what she told me, it was given in women who had just given birth, to strengthen, in order to have enough milk to breastfeed their baby. This is because it is a starchy dessert with sugar and nuts. Therefore quite energizing and suitable for new mothers.
Cold from the fridge is a very refreshing cream. It comes instead of white almonds with fresh, raw pistachio or sprinkled with cinnamon.
work: 15′ time: 30′ very easy:

Kayanas

Kayanas
Kayanas is a delicious, Greek, traditional dish in a sophisticated version of the omelet with cheese and tomato. A dish that will fill of us and we will prepare in a few minutes.
In summer with fresh, ripe and bright red tomatoes are the best time to enjoy it. The ingredients needed for this omelet dish are minimal. Tomatoes, fresh eggs, grated cheese and a little dill.
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work: 10′ time: 20′ easy:

Fresh Cherry Lemonade

Fresh Cherry Lemonade
In the cherries season… the majestic season of cherries -because the cherry itself is a magical fruit, favorite of young and old- we make, among other things, a wonderful, refreshing, sour and all red lemonade.
Red and crunchy cherries combine high nutritional value and culinary delight, is also the fruit, which predominate in antioxidants and is one of the most valuable summer fruits, delicious and beneficial because they contain high levels of antioxidants than any other fruit!
Enjoy cherry lemonade, garnished with fresh mint leaves, organic lemon slices and ice cubes. And if you are a child wear them as earrings!
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work: 15′ time: 40′ very easy:

Ham & Cheese Stuffed Puff Pastry

Ham & Cheese Stuffed Puff Pastry
Rolls of puff pastry, stuffed with ham and cheese slices.
Simple solutions, with ready puff pastry, that solves our hands and with sure success. These rolls are made very quickly, they are very tasty, and is stylishly practical to eat, a super food finger. Not omit to pour with a lovely mustard sauce, butter, poppy seeds and Worcestershire Sauce!
Excellent!
work: 10′ time: 40′ very easy:

Banana, Carrot, Orange Smoothie - Low Carb

Banana, Carrot, Orange Smoothie-Low Carb
Fresh fruits for this perfect and cool, Low Carb smoothie, which will delightfully accompany weight loss efforts, with nutrients like beta-carotene, a lot of vitamins, fiber, antioxidants and minerals and very few calories to provide the feeling of saturation.
The pumpkin seed in a rich source of protein. And the flaxseed suddenly became one of the "magic" foods. Discover.
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work: 15′ time: 20′ very easy:

Caramelized Onion-Bacon Beef Burgers

Caramelized Onion-Bacon Beef Burgers
Fluffy juicy burger with homemade recipe, tasty, hearty and very easy to be made with fresh ingredients and a variety of herbs and spices.
The sautéed smoked bacon gives them extra spicy taste and the caramelized onions, cooked in beer, sweetness and soft texture. If we cook them on the BBQ we get top taste.
Easy to freeze and be ready for whenever we need them.
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work: 30′ time: 1h:30′ easy:

Yoghurt Panna Cotta & Cherry Jelly

Yoghurt Panna Cotta & Cherry Jelly
Heat and mini heat wave in many parts of Greece in mid-June. Although unexpected and premature let us welcome it relaxed and refreshing. Follow the instructions given by the means of information for air-conditioned spaces or a dip in the sea at the nearby beach, with refreshing drinks in hand, it is a very good choice!
A super icy, very light and tasty dessert is what I propose, if you stay at home. The only condition is to prepare the previous day in order to enjoy it the next day iced.
Fresh cherries, sweet, delicious and nutritious, one of the most valuable summer fruits, beautiful, full of antioxidants and healthy. Immersed in a light gel and combined with a flavored panna cotta yogurt! This exquisite dessert requires very little and gives us the most pleasure!
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work: 1h:00′ time: 5h:00′ easy:

Fresh Dip of Tzatziki

The traditional Greek Tzatziki is the most famous dish of Greek Cuisine and of our favorite summer dishes. Variations are also known throughout middle east.
The Fresh Dip of Tzatziki contains sheep's greek yoghurt and fresh cucumber grated. The refreshing taste makes it a perfect companion for a variety of dishes, such as roasted, fried or raw vegetables, various vegetable meatballs (tomato balls, zucchini fritters, κ.λπ.) stuffed vines leaves, grilled meat, oven french fries or baked stuffed vegetables, as well as a basic ingredient in our favorite Greek kebab or fresh bread.
The ultimate dominant in the accompanying and appetizers is the wonderful, intense and fresh taste, with very spicy presence of garlic to balance perfectly with velvet yogurt and herbs!
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work: 15′ time: 30′ very easy: