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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 24th, 2013

I had some friends invited for brunch today, so last night I made Spanakopita and Tyropita (the last one with homemade phyllo and feta) and this Apple Crumble. I have posted many Crumble recipes in the past, so when preparing this one, I did not take any notes. The measurements are not very accurate but I […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 22nd, 2013

I made this «Milopita» (apple pie) last week.  I managed to take a couple of photos when I reversed it from the baking tin just in time to catch the last light and was expecting to take more photos the following day. The next morning I had a planned appointment with a dentist who was […]

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Continue reading about Greek Upside Down Milopita me Epsima (Apple Pie)

Ivy on Αυγούστου 29th, 2013

Flashback six years ago.  In 2007 was the year I decided to take early retirement.  To fill my spare time,  I started copying my old recipes as my scrap books were torn, greasy and falling apart.  I decided that it would be better to copy them on my computer so that in the future I […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 30th, 2013

One of my favourite breads is olive bread.  I have lots of recipes on my blog but this time I made it quite different.  Now that we are fasting, it’s perfect for any time of the day, for breakfast, as a snack but also in the evening I don’t like eating cooked food, so a […]

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Ivy on Ιουλίου 11th, 2009

Kotopita is one of many types of pita, or Greek savory pies.    After making the pork and beef galettes using leeks, I wanted to try leeks with chicken as well.  You can make the recipe from scratch or use leftover chicken or turkey. I based this pie on the Chicken Pie I used to make […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 28th, 2009

  Spanakopita, must be the most popular Greek street food.  The most simplest form of spanakopita is that made with store bought phyllo.  However, in Greece you will enjoy amazing spanakopitas with homemade phyllo and the filling is the most aromatic, as we use herbs unique to Greece. As with tyropita (cheese pie), there are […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 30th, 2008

  I think I am just making it in time for the LeftOverQueen’s Joust again!!! I’ve tried hard to find the three «magical» ingredients which are: lime, almonds and raspberries. I went to several big supermarkets and of course almonds are easy to find, limes were more difficult to find but eventually found some but there is […]

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