Vegan Chocolate Tart with Strawberries

Today is Clean Monday for Orthodox Christians. This signals the beginning of a fifty days’ Lent from now until Easter Saturday, which this year is on 30th of April. This particular Lent is a very strict one, having everyone who follows it, to refrain from anything that comes from animals i.e. meat and its byproducts,

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Lemon Pie the Easy Way

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! It is relatively unknown where the first lemon tree was cultivated. It is believed to have been in the Deccan plateau in India. The word lemon comes from the Persian word limu. In Greece, lemon seeds were brought from Persia and the tree started to be

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Super Flaky Apple Pie

Η συνταγή στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Apple has been known to mankind since the ancient times. It is amazing how this fruit is so much connected not only to the ancient world, but also religion and Old Testament. It was Eve who took the apple from the tree after serpent’s exhortation and thus

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Chocolate Pie with Cointreau

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! This past weekend I was in Nafplio. There was a conference on alternative forms of tourism, that being, agricultural, gastronomical, hiking/biking/walking etc. I was invited to speak about gastronomical tourism in Greece and in other countries of the Mediterranean. There was a lot of site seeing

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No Phylo Feta Cheese Pie

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Hello to all of you my dear friends! I wish 2015 to bring to you in abundance whatever the old year has deprived you of. May this New Year be the dawn of new ventures, new achievements, new hopes, new loves, new friendships and the successful

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