FLT Sandwich

This month’s theme for World on a Plate was Bento for back to school meals. Grasping this opportunity, I want to tell how kids in Greece and particularly in elementary school eat their snack at school. Elementary school starts between 8:00 and 8:30 every day and finishes between 13:30 and 14:00. In private schools kids

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Umm Ali with Chocolate

When I stumbled upon this dessert, I was intrigued by its name, so I googled it and I learned more about this simple, yet so tasty piece of pastry. It seems that when Egypt was part of the Ottoman Empire, the mighty Sultan just happened to be on a hunt near an Egyptian village. After

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Little Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cakes

The reason for this post is my son’s friend. My son kept two friends from his old school, who are siblings. The girl has the same age as my son and her brother is two years younger. He plays with both of them  and this year we got to spend our holidays together. Their parents

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Pheasants in Wine Sauce with Bucatini

I know winter is not here yet. I know this because temperature here is in the 30’s C and we still wear our t-shirts. But, and here there is a big but, when someone brings you game, you simply cannot resist the temptation to cook it right away. Let me explain myself. I have a

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Leftovers Lasagna

I am sure most of you if not all, have heard about my country’s severe economic crisis and the harsh economic measurements the government has to put in force in order, at some point in the distant future, for the country to be able to go back on track. There has never been a point

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