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Melomakarona {Traditional Greek Christmas Cookies}

It’s Christmas tiiiiiiiiiime!! CHRISTMAAAAS!!

I cannot begin to describe how excited I am during this season! My joy is ridiculous!!

To top that joy I made melomakarona! Sounds Greek to you? Well, it is!

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Melomakarona are traditional Christmas cake-like cookies, wonderfully spiced and soaked in a honey-based syrup. They are sweet, delicious and addictive!

You will not find a house without melomakarona during the holidays!

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Plus, in case you are interested, they are dairy-free!

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Green Bean Salad {Thai-Inspired}

I attended recently a Thai-cuisine course and, even though I left agitated due to the (pointless and annoying) efforts of the teacher to brainwash me with how awesome cilantro is (eew!), I did get the chance to taste a delicious salad.

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The title says “Thai-inspired” because there were ingredients in the original recipe that I skipped in this one. Either because I didn’t have them at hand or because I felt I’ll like it more without them. Also, the onions were fried crunchy, but I opted for simply caramelizing them.

But no worries! I will give you the full recipe at the end of the post, mentioning the ingredients I didn’t use.

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