Breakfast

  These slices of rustic village bread with an egg fried in the center are so simple to prepare but yet so delicious for breakfast or brunch.   The  addition of the egg is something I saw on the internet but slices of bread with olive oil, salt, pepper and oregano, baked over charcoal is an […]

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Ivy on March 22nd, 2015

  Tahinopsomo is a beautiful star shaped bread filled with tahini and honey based on the Cypriot recipe for Tahinopita.  However, this is much easier to make by just following the simple technique I used. We can bake it in round baking tin in order to make it look more like bread but if it is […]

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Ivy on January 27th, 2015

Instead of making pizza, you can make these rolls, which are perfect as a snack or even for breakfast. Sometimes, I make it into a big roll, which I cut into pieces and other times I make individual ones and make it into pull-aparts. Whenever you are going to make pizza again, make more dough […]

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Ivy on January 20th, 2015

  One of my favourite marmalades is the one with mixed citrus.  You can make the marmalade using any combination of citrus fruit and if you like you can change the ratio of each fruit depending on dominating flavour you would like to taste.  You can follow the same method to make each fruit separately. […]

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Ivy on October 18th, 2014

  When I made this Quince Jam I wanted to make it to be somewhat like a cross between a fruit preserve and a jam. If you want it to have more jelly, when you cook the fruit do not discard the seeds and some of its peel but fold it into a tulle and put […]

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When Patrick Keeley contacted me by e-mail to be the featured chef of their T.V. show “All the best” with Zita Keeley, I was really excited.  The cruise ship they partnered with, the “NOORDAM” would be visiting Nafplion in a couple of weeks and they would have six hours, for me to cook and show […]

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Continue reading about Hot Kagianas with Bell Peppers, Feta and Poached Eggs

The usual Loukanikopitakia we make in Greece are those called Pigs in a Blanket made with frankfurter sausages, wrapped in puff pastry. The other day I made Galaktoboureko and had some leftover phyllo sheets*.  Instead of making the usual Tyropitakia I saw some Kalamata sausages** in the fridge, I had leftover parmesan from my last recipe […]

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Continue reading about Loukanikopitakia: Spicy Phyllo Wrapped Sausages with Leeks, Parmesan and Feta

Ivy on June 23rd, 2013

  I recently posted a Cypriot recipe for Kaikanas, as I remember it from my mother. Yesterday, I wanted to make a quick snack for brunch, a mezedaki as we call it in Greece, and with this recipe in my mind, with a few zucchini (courgette) blossoms and some courgettes, I made this savoury kaikanas.   […]

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Ivy on March 15th, 2011

A few months ago when I was going to make a savory recipe I noticed that one of the ingredients required was apple sauce.  I’ve never seen apple sauce sold in Greece so after a google search and reading a few recipes, I realized that apple sauce is similar to what we call Apple Jam. […]

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Ivy on December 2nd, 2010

When I made the pomegranate syrup, the children asked me to make some waffles.   I had forgotten we had a waffle iron as it was hidden somewhere in a closet for years.   There was a recipe in the booklet which I had tried in the past, before starting the blog which I did not […]

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