Monday, December 19, 2016

A Christmas Wreath of Appetizers

I suggest decorating your this Christmas dinner table with an unusual wreath of sea food instead of a platter with appetizers!
Your family or your guests will be appreciated!
Of course, feel free and replace any ingredient that is not to your taste!

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Skaltsounia, Lenten Filled Cookies

The Lenten Skaltsounia are Greek traditional cookies, with biscuit dough, filled with nuts, dried fruits, fruit preserve or jam.


Saturday, December 10, 2016

Spice Cake with Olive Oil, Orange and Chocolate Drops

If you love “sweet” spices, this is a very fluffy, with spices and olive oil cake, no egges added, ideal for morning coffee or tea. This cake is delicious, because spices and orange make the difference! 
Spices can be dried aromatic leaves, seeds, fruits or roots.
We add then in food, sweets (cakes or marmalades), ice creams and liqueurs. 
Ancient medicine and botany books mention spices as very important drugs, ideal to treat various human diseases.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Homemade Lemon Liqueur, Limoncello

An easy, very aromatic and delicious homemade liqueur, ideal to be served at the end of a festive meal!
Let’s prepare it because at this season there are many fresh and juicy lemons are in the markets.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Orange, Cinnamon and Olive Oil Cookies

Crispy, like biscuits, cookies with delicious taste and wonderful combination of orange and cinnamon flavors!
Enjoy them with a cup of tea or coffee! 

Friday, December 2, 2016

Coiled Mixed Greens Pie with Polenta

Mixed greens and herbs pies are among my favorite pies, because they are delicious and very healthy.
In the filling of pies I often use to add a few tablespoons of semolina. But in this recipe I tried polenta cream and the pie became perfect. Especially the  filling remained fluffy and very 

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Cabbage, Carrots, Apple and Greek Yogurt Salad

It is not difficult to combine classic winter salad ingredients, such as cabbage, carrot and celery, with Greek yogurt and utilize as much as possible in order to achieve a rich and very tasty salad!
This salad will beautify our Sunday dinner table or a festive buffet!

Double Chocolate Truffles

These double chocolate truffles are pretty easy to make but delicious and with a very crispy texture!
The white chocolate blends perfectly with crushed wafers and sweetened milk and almonds play the role of “a hidden ingredient” that gives another dimension to the taste!

Homemade Raffaello Truffles

The original Raffaello are small, white, round, chocolates made from coconut, crispy wafer and white almonds.
They are very popular in Italy, even in Greece!