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Peach tarts with goat cheese

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Bet of today: you are going to love this and make it in any chance you get! If not, feel free to drop some lines in this post. But I know that you will fall in love with this recipe, as I did. I have to be honest. I am not a big fan of combining sweet and salty – probably because of my heavy Greek cooking background – but I love challenges and trying new things, especially if we are talking about…

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Greek Yogurt and Garlic Baked Chicken

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A super easy recipe that only has a little bit of preparation. Ok you got me, 4 hours at least! But you can prepare the yogurt mixture and the chicken in the morning before work and until you come home it will have done the job itself. The only thing left for you to do is place the chicken in a pan, add the veggies you love, some lemon slices – my new favorite, they give super extra taste – and…

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Vicky’s spaghetti Bolognese

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When I decide to make Bolognese I always check my kitchen cabinets to check my leftovers. There is always an extra spaghetti package and some tomato paste! So in moments of “what shall I cook today”, my answer is spaghetti Bolognese! Even though it is an Italian classic, you can do it in various ways. You can add carrots and celery or/and some bacon for extra taste. I prefer the typical Greek…

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Faded Dutch Sunset

Asian Noodles with Mediterranean red sauce

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And here is a recipe I (kind of) made up myself thinking of my student years back in Greece. The classic tomato sauce for the spaghetti any student could cook, one way or the other, and afterwards would have a watery texture (!). It is considered one of the easiest and cheapest recipes after all. And I took it a step further with adding some roasted pine nuts and some fresh ingredients!

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Greek Lentil Soup

Traditional Greek Lentil Soup

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This dish is an all-time-classic since every Greek in the world have eaten it all his/her life. Consisting of many vitamins and mainly iron, the traditional Lentil Soup continues our summer tribute – even if I know that summer is gradually fading away – for light and easy recipes. The trick in this dish is to have the lentils cleaned and drained, but also to put them in the pot with the water…

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I realised that the cinema offered this miraculous double feature: you tell a story and while you are doing so you are living another one yourself, an adventurous one with people as extraordinary as those in the film you are making.

Frederico Fellini (via fellini)

(Source: jamesgrantbrown, via filmsaremything)

Grilled chicken with pasta and parsley pesto

Grilled chicken with pasta and parsley pesto

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Following our monthly summer dishes I present you the one and only Grilled chicken – parsley pesto combo! Perfect for a light summer dinner party! Grilled chicken is always one the best choices when you expect guests and you are trying to find a recipe that will blow everyone away but it will not be too complicated for you or turn out a disaster. Or you just want to spoil yourself with some easy…

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