Tag Archives: Pastry

Kourambiethes

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A simple all-butter biscuit that melts in your mouth! Kourambies, singular for kourambiethes, is a kind of Greek cookie prepared for Christmas that resembles a light shortbread and is typically made with almonds and brandy, usually Metaxa, for flavoring, though …

Dodoni: Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for the Greek summer

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Wanna have a taste of the sweet side of the Greek summer? Then during your vacations here, wherever you are, search for dodoni (δωδώνη in Greek), a traditional gelateria or “zaharoplasteio” as we call it, serving homemade, amazing ice cream …

Spoon sweet ”Roupka” cherry by Goumenisses

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Cherry spoon sweet by Goumenisses is absolutely delicious whether you chose to eat it as a sweet itself or as a topping to your Greek yogurt or ice cream. ‘Roupka” is a local cherry variety of Mount Paiko, and it …

Saveur likes loukoumades!

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Saveur, the internationally, well-known culinary mag, published a photo reportage recently on how different cuisines treat fried dough, which apparently is a universal delight! Here in Greece we serve our fried dough in the form of little spheres or rings, …

Travel + Leisure mag grants the 2013 design award for best retail space in Stelios Parliaros’ “Sweet Alchemy” pastry shop

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Stelios Parliaros is a well-known Greek pastry chef, creator and presenter of the TV Show “Sweet Alchemies”, writer of several books and articles and owner of the pastry shop “Sweet Alchemy” since 2011. This pastry shop has recently been awarded …