Umm Ali with Chocolate

When I stumbled upon this dessert, I was intrigued by its name, so I googled it and I learned more about this simple, yet so tasty piece of pastry. It seems that when Egypt was part of the Ottoman Empire, the mighty Sultan just happened to be on a hunt near an Egyptian village. After

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Syrupy Lemon Cake with Candied Lemons

Spring is in the air my friends! Finally, after a long and cold winter, spring has arrived along with the sunshine and the warmer weather. Temperatures here in Greece have risen up to 20’s C/ 70’s F. I started storing my heavy jackets and sweaters and taking out my lighter pans and shirts. I love

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Raisins Bread (Stafidopsomo)

As I have told you in the past, here in Greece we still have bakeries that sell bread, cookies and other sweet treats. In every neighborhood one can find several of them. I make my own bread now, so my visits to my local bakery are limited. Last time I went there, was to buy

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Waffles with Melted Chocolate

As I am still in my mood for chocolate, to be honest I am always in the mood for chocolate, anyway, as I was saying, I thought of sharing another sweet with you. I found this recipe on King Arthur’s Baking Banter and they immediately spoke to my chocolate heart. I knew a priori that

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Sticky Cinnamon Buns

This recipe caught my attention because it included two magic words to me: no knead, very fast. I am truly sorry, but I am a working mother and as much as I wanted to do complicated and sophisticated things, usually I do not have the luxury of time. My daily schedule is so full that,

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