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Posts Tagged ‘ easy and fast ’

Milk, honey and cinnamon ice cream

Mar 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

A delicious ice cream with few ingredients. It is not summer yet, so I wanted an ice cream that has a touch of winter. Hot milk with honey and cinnamon is a typical winter taste. Having this frozen makes a great dessert. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share [...]



Rice pudding – Ρυζόγαλο

Mar 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

Childhood memories of my grandmother Elisabeth came up when I prepared this dish today. When ever I visited her there was rice pudding. It had a garnish of sugar and cinnamon on top and a tiny piece of butter was melting in the middle of the hot pudding on my plate. Also Greek childen have [...]



Strawberry Risotto

Feb 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

I was stunned when I discovered these magnifficant strawberries in the vegetable store, where I usually shop. I was a bit suspicious but the lady that owns the shop assured me that these were Greek strawberries. They must originate from a Cretan glas house I thougt and tried one. They were sweet and juicy which [...]



Parsley foam soup

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

I had eaten this soup many years ago at my fathers house. Now that I wanted to cook it I could not recall much but a few details of the preparation. This was for certain: Lots of parsley was involved in order to achieve this intense and unique flavour. Some cream, some butter and beef [...]



Beet Root Ricottine on Gorgonzola Sauce

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Recipes

Discovered at Robert’s lamiacucina Blog I had to try a version of these Ricottine instantly. I am always on the look out for quite different dishes for my Secret Supper event here in Athens. I liked the colour scheme and later on as well the taste of these Ricottine a lot. Bookmark on Delicious Digg [...]



Risotto with baby squid

Feb 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes, Risotto

This is one of my favourite risotto recipes. One has to find small squid thoug. It is much more tender and soft than the larger ones and its taste is divine. Another thing you really need is fish stock. You may use ready made one from your fish dealer or even powdered stock. The best [...]



Zucchini Cheese soup

Feb 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

Looking through my RSS reader I discovered a Zucchini and Cheese soup at Joumanas blog. I had to modify the choice of cheese but the rest of the ingredients I had at home. A delicious soup for those who love a sip of a strong soup. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook [...]



Soup of roasted carrot and coconut milk

Feb 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

Again the weather called for soup. I had some carrots left and decided to use them up. I started looking out for soups at my colleagues blogs and found a delicious looking soup recipe at lamiacucina. While the soup was boiling I read the comments posted on this recipe, one of them by Kochschlame . [...]



Soup of celery root and apple

Jan 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

I had some celery root left over from my soup cooking experience a few days ago, so I decided to fully focus on the cellery. I figured that apple is great to be combined with celery root, and so it was. What a simple and delicious soup that can be done in just a few [...]



Vegetable soup with beans and chickpeas

Jan 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

The cold weather here in Athens calls for a hot soup. Currently I am  experimenting a lot with all sorts of vegetable soups. This time I wanted a soup that could as well be a whole meal, so I added beans and chickpeas which can be both pretty filling. Celery root and carrot fit the [...]