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Sample Delectable Greek cuisine in Crete

Oct 12th, 2012 | By | Category: General Info

Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands and is located in the Mediterranean Ocean. This is a favorite destination of people searching for great deals on holidays in Greece. The island is hugely popular with European tourists because of its wide range of facilities, warm climate and spectacular coastal resorts. The cuisine in Crete [...]

Mayonnaise home made – not with egg but with milk

Jan 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Recipes

When I talk to friends about making Mayonnaise at home they tend to tell me either that it is too much of a hassle or that they fear the risk of catching salmonella when using raw egg in the Mayonnaise. I want to show how fast Mayonnaise can be made and how easy the risk [...]

Oven Baked Pumpkin with Coriander Seeds

Jan 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Recipes

A great side dish to accompany lamb or deer bus also served as a vegetarian dish I can recommend the oven baked pumpkin with coriander seeds. The Coriander and the Cayenne Pepper give the muskat pumpkin a lot of flavor. You can bake the pumpkin with the peel, that makes this recipe very time efficient. [...]


Dec 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes

One can not imagine the Levant region without Falafel. The same goes for Egypt, Palesine and Lebanon. The Falafel is a classic snack or Mezze that is served in a flat bread or with salad. It is sold at little stands on the streets but also in Taverns. This vegetarian snack is versatile as it [...]

Rice Pilaf with Ras el Hanout, Cranberries and Cashew nuts

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes

Initially I had cooked this Pilaf as a side course. In the end I liked it so much that I decided for it to be a main course. It is a easy to make and very versatile dish that I prepared in a rice cooker. You just add all the ingredients and turn on the [...]

Almond Ginger Bread Cookies

Dec 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes

There were no posts on this blog for quite a while but Christmas has put me back into the mood of posting here. The Almond Ginger Bread Cookies fit the season very well. I baked them several times lately and I must say they go away fast. Not only that they are easy to make, [...]

Dátiles con tocino – Dates in Bacon

Jul 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Starters

Dates in bacon are the ideal Tapa or Mezze. They go perfectly with wine. Ideally you serve them right out of the oven when the bacon is crispy and the dates are still warm inside. Preparation time: 5 minutes Baking time: 10 minutes difficulty: very easy Ingredients for 4 people: 18 dates 9 slices of [...]

Warm Beet Root Salad with yoghurt and mint

May 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes

This is a very comforting salad. Beet Root served in warm yoghurt has a fabulous intense colour. The mint gives it a fresh touch. If you like colourful food, this is your dish. I got some ready boiled beets at the market. If you can only find raw ones you have to add approx 30 [...]

Blanched cabbage with capers

May 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes

I am not too much of a cabbage fan but this recipe tastes great. The cabbage has lots of taste due to the blanching and the capers add a lot to it as well. A simple warm salad dish with a unique touch of the Mediterranean. I serve it also as a starter. Preparation time: [...]

Bean, cellery, apple salad with hemp oil

May 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

My colleagues from the Hüttenhilfe blog invited me to try their new organic hemp oil. They produced a great oil in a neat bottle. I like the nutty taste the hemp oil has. It goes well with fruity salads. Preparation time: 10 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: 1 can of tuna 1 can of beans – [...]