Super Quick Chocolate Fudge

Weekends usually are, for most people, the two days they have to relax from a stressful week and probably do things they don’t have the time to do during weekdays. For me it is a whole different reality. Saturday morning, I wake up around 8:00 a.m. and start my day by going shopping to buy

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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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Coconut Kahlua Shake

Across the Mediterranean, weather is mostly exquisite throughout the year. Cities like Valletta, Athens, Marseille, Lisbon and Madrid compete among them as to the sunniest city in Europe. In Greece, the less sunny cities are found up north with 2,200 hours of sunshine. Nevertheless, if you compare this to London that has 1,410 hours, well,

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Pastéli

Although Greek kitchen is very rich in savory dishes with high nutritional value, this does not apply for desserts. Why is that? I don’t really know. Perhaps the fact that from 1453 when Constantinople was conquered by the Ottomans and consequently the whole of Greece, until 1821 when we started our fight for liberation, we

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Rice Pudding (Rizògalo)

In Greece, it used to be a custom, children to take the names of their paternal grandparents. For example, my name is Katerina just like my father’s mother and my brother’s name is John just like my father’s father. They did it mostly to keep the generation’s name alive and out of respect for the

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