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September 2017

honey biscuits

Its almost Rosh Hashanah the Jewish new year,  At our Rosh Hashanah seder dinner, we enjoy fried fish cakes, matzo ball soup, roast chicken, tzimmes (sweet baked carrots and pumpkin) and of course slices of …

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greek zucchini fritters

I first tasted kolokythokeftethes or zucchini fritters when I spent a summer on the tiny Greek Island of Agistri,  This is one of the smallest Greek islands, just off the coast of Pireaus and is …

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potato casserole

I picked up some white potatoes form Harris farm today.  I am trying to buy vegetables from the section in the store which has “fruit  and veggies with blemishes”.  Some how in this fast and …

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chocolate coated strawberries

My next door neighbour is a fabulous cook.  There are so many evenings, when the most delicious aromas waft over our fence, and we can’t help  wondering what tasty dishes she is preparing for her …

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greek lentil soup

A few years ago my beautiful sister gave me a Greek cook book for my birthday.  The author is a television presenter/cook named Rena Salaman, which does not sound like a Greek name, but the …

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