Cypriot ladies’ fingers…

In our new sweet and savory article we take a mental, gastronomic trip to Cyprus, study its gastronomic tradition and learn how to make fasting ladies’ fingers (daktyla) by Mr. George the Cypriot.

#Stayhome, learn about bread and make your own boules

In our new, kneaded article we will leave aside for a moment our favourite desserts and bake awesome homemade bread to accompany our food and warm our hearts! At the same time, we will learn the history of bread and look for old photos of Greek neighborhood bakeries that bring nostalgic memories… Finally, as remorseless nerds, we will also uncover the professional secrets of making good bread!

#Stayhome and make Greek loukoumades

In our new sweet and fragrant article we will learn the history of Greek loukoumades, various fried dough variations from around the world and the history of their good friend, cinnamon. And as always we will accompany our new knowledge with making our own batch of loukoumades!

Woof, meow and other stories of good psychology…

Our first pet friendly article is dedicated to our best friends, animals. We will learn about the benefits of having pets at home from the evolutionary psychologist Magda Daskalaki and we will share our personal story, along with a surprise recipe, healthy biscuits for dogs and humans!

Semolina halva, traditional and modern too

In our first fasting and vegan article we research the history and variations of semolina halva in Greece and abroad, and make a halva 2 in 1, with a traditional layer with almonds and raisins and a more modern one with chocolate, cashews and dried kiwi.

Lemon, lime, yuzu, our sour friends…

In our new, kind of sour article we will learn about lemon, lime and yuzu, their history, nutrients and uses, we will look for the desserts they go with and make a light lemon-lime mousse with nougatine crisp and berry meringues.

A sweet trip into the world of chocolate begins…

In our first chocolate article we will dive for a while into the history of chocolate and of the chocolate tart in particular, and we will make our own healthy variation: a tart with dark chocolate, pears in grape molasses and a base made with extra virgin olive oil

Α sweet brownie for the love…

For St. Valentine’s Day we will share some sweet writings, paintings and photos, along with a sweet, flourless brownie with berries and almonds, and mostly a wish, everyone’s hearts and lives to fill with even more, true love!

Ioannina made of metal and silver… part b

The second part of our sweet trip to Ioannina has even more sweet personal stories, an art hike through our own photos, visits to one more museum and monastery, secrets for brewing herbs in the right way, handmade creations, authentic Italian cuisine and much more!

Our own sweet “mosaic” of Ano Pedina, Zagori

Our new article from Epirus is 3 in 1: we discuss with Ms. Pagratiou the promotion of Zagori’s cultural heritage, learn about the art of the mosaic and the relationship of philosophy to Christianity, and try the gastronomy of Ano Pedina by its local businesspeople.

Christmas cake… It’s Christmas time!

In our new sweet Christmas article we will see impressive Christmas cakes from other countries and we will bake our own, prepared with extra virgin olive oil, flavored with spices, decorated with a spicy strawberry jam cream… and sprinkled with walnuts, bran sticks and lots of love!

Melomakarona… Greek sweet treats for Christmas!

Our new sweet Christmas article is dedicated to traditional Greek melomakarona, their local variations and some contemporary ideas, along with our recipe for melomakarona with extra virgin olive oil and pure pine-heather honey.

Birthday cake every day!

In our new sweet article we prepare a nerdy birthday cake, Eat Dessert First Layer Cake with walnut dacquoise, caramel mousse, apple jelly, crème diplomate and nougatine crisp, and research the birthday cake in its American and European variations.

Be fit to eat sweet! Α sweet trip to Lake Plastiras

In our sweet trip to Lake Plastiras we visited quaint villages, monasteries, waterfalls, went hiking and tried outdoor activities, learned the area’s history, discovered Cornelian cherries (Cornus mas fruit) and tried authentic liqueur and jam made with this great Greek superfood.

Let’s go for cheesecake to Ancient Kydonia!

A sweet article about our Greek cheesecake with cinnamon biscuits, anthotyro cheese mousse and homemade quince and rose geranium jam, along with a trip from Ancient Greece to New York to learn about its history.

A sweet trip to Croatia…. with a strudel in hand

A sweet trip to Varaždin, Croatia with the EU ABCitiEs project: the city’s history, architecture, landmarks, residents, habits, and of course local sweets, along with a recipe for a Croatian strudel with apples, berries and cranberries… because city walks open our appetite!

We all scream for pastry cream!

A nerdy article dedicated to the queen of custards, pastry cream: history, science, techniques, recipe… but also its variations in French pastry, how to make them and in which desserts to use them.

In the morning we eat pancakes like a king!

In our new sweet article, we make pancakes for breakfast and research -as always- their history and variations all around the world. Crepes, tiganites, pfannkuchen, naan, æbleskiver, tortillas and many more… We found pancakes in every corner!

Cupcakes or muffins; That is the question!

In search of the answer to our muffins or cupcakes dilemma, we turned to psychology, learned their history and of course baked our own vanilla mini cakes with candied fruit and chocolate frosting.

It takes a lot of love to make halva…

An article dedicated to Greek halva and especially halva Farsalon, through the eyes of a specialist artisan, Theodosios Belederidis.He told us everything… except for his secret!

10+1 impressive looks of miss Pasta Flora

A small tribute to miss Pasta Flora, studying her origins, her relatives worldwide and some interesting styling choices of hers, along with our own recipe, inspired by chef Jacquy Pfeiffer of the French Pastry School in Chicago.

Right recipe research methodology

A guide of criteria for the choise of the right recipe, dedicated to all the dessert-lovers who found a seemingly “easy” recipe, started preparing it full of dreams and hope… And then, there came tears and anger…

Back to school or an apple a day…

To wish a sweet back to school, we started with some thoughts on the transition from preschool to primary school, we travelled to London to talk about healthy school meals and ended up at a mystery story about the French tarte Tatin. And of course we made our own healthy apple crumble pie!