Vegan Brownie

In Greek orthodox religion Mary mother of Jesus plays a very important role and is worshiped with great honors. According to several written sources, Mary learned from God that she was going to die and thus went to the Mount of Olives which was located east of the old city of Jerusalem in order to

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Chocolate Strawberry Semifreddo Torte

When I was below 30 and met someone, who was close to 50’s I, shamefully, confess that I thought of his as oldie. It is perhaps the arrogance of youth or the fact that you feel invincible at this age or maybe you believe that only your portrait will acquire all these ageing marks such

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Applesauce Cake

Atalanta was the daughter of Iasus (or Mainalos or Schoeneus, according to Hyginus), a Boeotian, or an Arcadian princess. Her childhood was pretty dramatic according to myth. When she was born, her father was so disappointed for having a girl instead of a boy, that took the infant and left it in the woods. One

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Orange Flavored Semolina Bars (Sàmali)

Greek pastries were very limited before 1922 when the Greeks of Asia Minor came as refugees in Greece. The country was very poor and the sweets people had, were based on simple ingredients they could find in nature. Some pastry shops that existed in big cities had French inspired sweets that could be enjoyed only

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Triple Chocolate and Chestnut Torte

A few days ago, was my Name Day. You can check all about this custom of ours here. I am crazy busy these last couple of months and so a celebration was out of the question. I was assigned a very challenging and demanding project, to relaunch a brand that has been to the Greek

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