Trahana soup

My hometown in Greece, Kozani, gets really cold during the winter time.. The best way to get warm in a cold night is to have some Trahana soup. Trahana can be categorized under cereal or pasta, as it can be made either with cracked wheat, semolina or flour boiled in milk or sour milk/yogurt. Trahana is widely known in Greece…

Spicy chocolate

When Juliette Binoche in Chocolat serves a ‘different’ chocolate drink to Judi Dench the latter remains speechless. And so did I when I was watching the film. Did you ever had this feeling, when someone by chances shares some info with you, tells you something, and you just feel that this ‘something’ was already laying in you, is known…

cacao-chocolate muffins

it was about time for the first chocolate recipe.. I should admit, dark chocolate is a daily habit; seriously, it makes you think better! chocolate is beyond words actually, everyone agrees on that. well, almost everyone I guess.. I remember this birthday party some years ago, I was standing in front of the buffet next…