Meatless Croque Monsieur with Pesto

One of the staples of the French kitchen is Croque Monsieur sandwich. The story goes back in 1900’s and the Boulevard des Capucines. It seems that at that day the restaurant ran out of baguettes and the chef had the idea of slicing a loaf of pain de mie which is similar to the American

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Homemade Lady’s Fingers or a Quick Sweet Fix

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! During Christmas I wanted to make a Millefeuille for some friends who were coming over for dinner. I was under the impression that I had some puff pastry  lady’s fingers in my pantry and so I didn’t include them in my shopping list. Unfortunately, very late

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French Onion Soup

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Greece and France have strong relations since antiquity. Ancient Greeks colonized southern France with their most important colony being that of Marseilles. Gulls became a part of Hellenistic world and many Greek goods travelled all the way to France. During Middle Ages, French crusaders set up

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All Time Classic Crème Caramel

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Crème caramel has a very ambiguous and puzzled origin. Three countries claim its originality, France, England and Spain. The name, indeed, is French but story says that they have adopted it from the British custard. Generally speaking custards were very popular in Middle Ages throughout Europe

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Green Salad with Orange, Pines and Halloumi Cheese, Chicken Madeira and Duchess Potatoes

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Valentine’s approaches really fast and although there is no such thing as Valentine in Greece, for commercial purposes we do, kind of, celebrate this here. I, usually, do not celebrate Valentine’s, because in my opinion there mustn’t be a special date to celebrate love. It is

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