Galatópita with Mastic (Mastic Milk Pie)

Pies are an inextricable part of Greek diet from the old times. Since ancient years, Greek economy was based heavily on farming, stock breeding and fishing. Since the country’s topography is mountainous, one can easily understand that sheep and goats were the main source of feed and income. Back in the old days, people had

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Greece was among the last countries that learned about and started to consume chocolate. In 1841 and while Greece was having half the size of what it is today Pavlidis family opened a pastry shop in down town Athens. In there they were selling baklava, lokums and other traditional Greek sweets. The after the Turkish

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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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Eggless, Easy Tiramisu

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Hello and Happy 2016 to all of you! Helping my son on a project about Roman Empire gave me the chance to learn more about this historical era and discover some things that were completely new to me. Roman Empire was a major power for 700

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Loukoumades (Greek Doughnuts)

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! It is said that Loukoumádes are the first written ancient recipe in Europe and belongs to Greeks. Ancient Greeks called them honey tokens. They had a round sharp shape like a disk and they offered them as a prize to the winners on the Olympic Games

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