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Peanut Butter Cookies and the traditional desserts I made for Christmas

This year, like every Christmas, I have made some of the traditional Greek desserts I make every year. These melt in your mouth kourabiedes, which are buttery, shortbread cookies, are based on the recipe contained in my cookbook Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste!  The basic ingredients are the same but this year …

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Chocolate Cream Cookies

Although in my last post I mentioned that it would take a long time to have an internet connection, things turned out much easier than what we were originally expecting and got the telephone line installed a couple of weeks after we arrived. It was a real odyssey to relocate and three weeks later most …

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Mad About Macarons Mastichas and Orange Curd

Macarons are the new madness, frenziness, fashion, trend or whatever else you want to call it in desserts.  It is a meringue cookie and its main ingredients are egg whites, sugar and ground almonds.  Macarons can be filled with buttercream, jam, lemon curd, pastry cream, whipped cream, chocolate ganache or any other filling you like.

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