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Almond cookies
Jan.19.2017

- Grind the almonds to a powder in a electric blender.
- Add to the sugar the bread crumbs, the lightly beaten egg-whites and three spoonfuls of rosewater and mix to form smooth dough.
- Using your hands, shape pieces of the dough...

Feb.13.2017

- Coarsely chop the almonds and mix with the sugar and mix with the sugar and the cinnamon.
- Add the brandy, bread crumbs and mix well.
- Lay the pastry out on a work surface and cut into three strips.
- Melt the butter and...

Apple sauce.
Oct.18.2016

- Sauté the peeled chopped apples in the butter.
- Add the bread crumbs and continue to sauté
- Add the raisins, the cinnamon, and wine and boil until the apples soften.
- Add the sugar, lemon zest, salt and pepper and serve hot...

Apricots in syrup
Mar.31.2017

- Remove the stones from the apricots and leave in the lime water for two hours.
- In a saucepan boil for 10 minutes the sugar with 2.5 cups of water and the half of the lemon juice.
- Leave to cool.
- Wash the apricots well to...

Aubergine in tomato and garlic sauce
May.29.2017

- Remove the stem ends of the aubergines (eggplants) and cut them into slices. 
- Place the slices in salted water for about 1 hour. Drain and fry them in plenty of oil. 
- Place them in a cooking pan and add the onions, the garlic,...

Baked aubergines stuffed with tomato sauce
Mar.14.2017

- Remove the stem ends of the aubergines. Slice them in half, lengthwise. 
- Drop them in a pot with salted water for about 1 hour to remove their bitter juices. Strain them well and fry them in plenty of oil over a medium fire. 
-...

Baked cream pie
Jan.30.2017

- Bring 9 cups of milk to the boil in a saucepan together with the sugar and the vanilla flavor.
- Dissolve the semolina in the remaining cold milk and add this to the pan stirring continuously.
- Bring to the boil and cook until the...

Baked custard pie (Galaktompoureko)
Feb.03.2017

- Boil the milk in a saucepan along with the sugar and the lemon or orange peel.
- Stirring continuously, add the semolina and brink to the boil.
- Remove the pan from the heat, take out the peel and add the beaten eggs.
- Place...

Baked halva
Feb.07.2017

- In a blender mix the butter with the sugar and then the eggs one by one.
- Blend for 3 minutes and add the baking powder, the flour and the semolina.
- Pour in the milk and add the almonds stirring continuously.
- Pour the...

Baklava
Dec.19.2016

- Mix the ground almonds with the sugar and the cinnamon.
- Butter a rectangular baking dish measuring 33cm x 23cm and lay in 2 sheets of the filo pastry, buttering each one separately.
- Sprinkle with half a cup of the mixture and...

Cake with cherries
Mar.07.2017

- Bring the butter to room temperature and beat it in the mixer. While continuing to beat successively mix in the sugar, the eggs, the vanilla, the baking powder and the milk. 
- Next, gradually add the flour and the cherries. Butter and...

Candied lemon peel
Sep.30.2016

- Select big lemons with thin skin, wash well and scrape lightly against a grater.
- Cut the peel off the lemons in pieces.
- Wash well and boil in plenty of water until soft.
- Remove and place in cold water.
- Change...

Candied sour orange peel
Feb.17.2017

- Select brightly colored oranges, wash and rub the peel lightly with a grater.
- Score the peel into four pieces and cut it off with a knife.
- Wash the pieces well, roll into cylinder shapes and fasten using a needle and thread,...

Cherries in syrup
Nov.18.2016

- Remove the cherry stalks and take out the stones using a special implement.
- Boil the sugar with the water for 10 minutes.
- Leave the syrup to cool and add the cherries.
- Boil for 5 minutes; remove the pan from the heat,...

Chocolate frosting icing
May.08.2017

- First, make the vanilla fondant. 
- Combine the sugar, vanilla extract, and 1 cup (250 ml/8 fl oz) water in a heavy pan and stir over low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Cover the pan for 1 minute to let the steam dissolve any sugar...

Cinnamon cookies
Feb.10.2017

- Mix the sugar with the oil in a bowl.
- Dissolve the sugar in the cognac and add this to the bowl along with the baking powder, cinnamon and orange juice. Slowly add the flour.
- Mix well until it forms smooth dough which doesn’t...

Constantinople’s New Year bread
Nov.28.2016

- Dissolve the yeast in a bowl with the lukewarm milk, add a cup of flour and stir until the mixture forms a thick paste.
- Leave to rise for about one hour.
- Add the sugar, mahlep, salt, butter and three eggs followed by the flour,...

Cookies with olive oil
Jan.17.2017

- Mix the sugar with the oil in a bowl. Add the orange juice and the wine.
- Add the baking powder and the flour and mix to form dough.
- Shape into biscuits, place in a buttered baking dish and bake in a preheated oven at 350oF for...

Cream kataifi
Dec.23.2016

- Open out the kataifi filo pastry, lay in a buttered baking dish, sprinkle with half of the butter and bake in a preheated oven at 350oF for 15 minutes.
- Make the syrup by boiling 7oz of sugar with 5oz of water for five minutes.
-...

Easter cookies
Feb.09.2017

- Beat the butter and the sugar well.
- Add four eggs and the vanilla and continue stirring well.
- Dissolve the ammonia in the milk and add this to the mixture.
- Add the flour and make into dough which is easily worked....

Easter sweet bread
Dec.27.2016

- Dissolve the yeast with a spoon of sugar and half a cup of lukewarm milk.
- Stir well and add 5 spoonfuls of flour, to make a mixture resembling batter.
- Sprinkle a spoonful of flour over the mixture, cover the bowl with a towel...

Eggplants in syrup
Nov.16.2016

- Remove the stems from the eggplants, score each one length-wise down the middle and boil in the water with the lemon juice for about 15 minutes.
- Drain, place into cold water and leave for three hour, changing the water several times....

Eggplants stuffed with onions
Jun.02.2017

- Wash the eggplants, cut off the stalks and score the skins length-wise down the middle, sprinkle with salt and leave for one hour.
- Rinse, dry and fry briefly in a cup of oil.
- When soft, remove from the pan and place in a baking...

Eggplants with cheese
Jun.21.2017

- Wash the eggplants, cut into slices length-wise, sprinkle with salt and leave for one hour the bitter juices to run off.
- Wash and dry. Place in a buttered baking dish and bake for half an hour in the oven, turning on both sides....

Fanouropita
Dec.07.2016

- Beat the oil with the sugar very well.
- Add the wine, water, sesame seeds cinnamon and flour.
- Stir everything together well and then pour the mixture into a buttered baking dish.
- Bake the cake in a preheated oven for 45...

Flutes
Jan.31.2017

- Mix the almonds, bread crumbs, sugar, lemon zest, cinnamon and the egg.
- Cut the pastry sheets into strips 10cm wide.
- Take a strip of pastry, brush it with butter, fold it in half and place on it a spoonful of the filling in the...

Fried eggs in tomatoes
Nov.16.2016

- Wash the tomatoes and cut a thin round slice off the top stem end of each one. 
- Scoop the tomato pulp out and keep the tomatoes aside. 
- Shred the pulp finely, place it in a frying pan with the oil, the parsley, the sugar, salt...

Fried eggs with aubergines
Jan.30.2017

- Cut the aubergines (eggplants) in two, lengthwise. With a sharp knife cut square shapes in the aubergine pulps. 
- Fry the aubergine halves over a medium fire for 10 minutes and then place them in a pan. With a spoon scoop about half of...

Grape must cookies
Jan.10.2017

- Beat the oil with the sugar.
- Add the orange juice, baking powder, cinnamon, soda, clove powder and grape must.
- Stir and add the flour.
- Mix to form a dough which can be easily worked and shape into cookies.
- Place...

Grated quince in syrup
Oct.24.2016

- Remove the peel from the quinces and rub the fruit against the coarsest side of a grater.
- Place the fruit in a saucepan with one cup of water and the lemon juice. Cover the pan and bring to the boil.
- When the quinces begin to...

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