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Mini carob rusks with aniseed and walnut

According to the historians, rusk was consumed by ancient Minoans (in Crete) as it was the only way to have a kind of bread to keep longer without spoiling, during their journeys. They call paximadi (παξιμάδι) to the ancient wonder bread … Continue reading

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Artos: Spiced bread

I know I haven’t been around lately, let’s keep it up with a mouth watering and easy to do Greek spiced bread. In ancient Greek artos meant loaf of bread, nowadays it is generally used for celebration bread generally in … Continue reading

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Easter bread 2014

1 kg flour (unbleached especially for pita and baklava) 2 eggs 50 gr butter + 50 gr extra virgin olive oil 250 – 300 gr luke warm milk 3/4 cup sugar 2 t. mastic powder (Mortar the mastic or the … Continue reading

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Aniseed rusk

250 gr flour 1/2 cup lukewarm bottled water 15 gr fresh yeast 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 t. sugar salt 1 t. aniseed Stir yeast in lukewarm water. Combine water yeast mixture with olive oil. Add gradually flour … Continue reading

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Home made sourdough starter and sourdough bread

I have been experimenting to make our own bread at home for seven years. My passion to make my own bread has begun when I purchased a starter from a sourdough bakery in Burhaniye town of  Turkey named Evin Ana, … Continue reading

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