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Melomakarona

Posted by Tony Kasandrinos on

Nothing makes a chef happier than smiling faces around the table and Easter is the perfect time to indulge in a lovely baking session. These little beauties are a Greek classic festive favorite, established as the most popular dessert eaten during lent as they are dairy free. Soaked in golden honey syrup and full of holiday scents they are so easy to make! Add your personal touch with layers of chocolate or mix and match spices. We are giving you the perfect classic version here so that you can take it and make it your own! Enjoy!

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Melomakarona

Posted by Tony Kasandrinos on

Nothing makes a chef happier than smiling faces around the table and Easter is the perfect time to indulge in a lovely baking session. These little beauties are a Greek classic festive favorite, established as the most popular dessert eaten during lent as they are dairy free. Soaked in golden honey syrup and full of holiday scents they are so easy to make! Add your personal touch with layers of chocolate or mix and match spices. We are giving you the perfect classic version here so that you can take it and make it your own! Enjoy!

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Olive Oil and Honey Glaze Quince

Posted by Tony Kasandrinos on

Quince fruit is one of those understated fruit that you will fall in love with, once you learn how to properly cook it. Fun quince fact: It’s said that the forbidden fruit (yes, talking about Adam and Eve) was a quince not an apple. People refer to it as ‘The Greek Forbidden Fruit’ and quince is believed to predate the apple. So, some believe that all the ancient mentions like the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden were indeed referring to a quince. This recipe utilizes the first, tart fruit of winter and turning them into mouthfuls of sweet, glazed delights that will warm up the fiercest of winters!

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Olive Oil and Honey Glaze Quince

Posted by Tony Kasandrinos on

Quince fruit is one of those understated fruit that you will fall in love with, once you learn how to properly cook it. Fun quince fact: It’s said that the forbidden fruit (yes, talking about Adam and Eve) was a quince not an apple. People refer to it as ‘The Greek Forbidden Fruit’ and quince is believed to predate the apple. So, some believe that all the ancient mentions like the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden were indeed referring to a quince. This recipe utilizes the first, tart fruit of winter and turning them into mouthfuls of sweet, glazed delights that will warm up the fiercest of winters!

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The Best Greek Lentil Salad

Posted by Tony Kasandrinos on

This is a simple yet delicious salad that can be a meal all by itself. Highly nutritious, packed with minerals, protein, and fiber, it will fill you up and it's perfect for meal-prepping as well, as you can make it ahead and store in the fridge for several days.

Colorful and vibrant it scores the perfect balance between the earthiness of the lentils, the acidity of the tomatoes and the spiciness of the raw onions while the parsley and cucumber add a unique freshness that compliments the rest of the ingredients.

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The Best Greek Lentil Salad

Posted by Tony Kasandrinos on

This is a simple yet delicious salad that can be a meal all by itself. Highly nutritious, packed with minerals, protein, and fiber, it will fill you up and it's perfect for meal-prepping as well, as you can make it ahead and store in the fridge for several days.

Colorful and vibrant it scores the perfect balance between the earthiness of the lentils, the acidity of the tomatoes and the spiciness of the raw onions while the parsley and cucumber add a unique freshness that compliments the rest of the ingredients.

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