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Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 4th, 2012

I’ve made this recipe many times each time with a few minor changes.  I’ve marinated the salmon with honey and orange, with honey and lemon, with pomegranate molasses, with petimezi (grape molasses), with Asian flavours, etc.  Salmon is one of my favourite fishes and still have a lot of recipes I have not posted. Although […]

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Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 6th, 2012

Chronia Polla, Chronia Polla, is a Greek wish, which literally means wishing you many years.  It i’s used on most occasions where there is a celebration, like today, on birthdays, name days, Christmas, Easter etc, wishing the other person longevity.  Today Epiphany day, in Greek Theophaneia and those whose name is Theofanis, Theofania, Photis, Photini, […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 21st, 2011

During the Christmas period, I indulge into using more butter than I use throughout the whole year.  But then what would Christmas be without making cookies and other desserts?   After six months of diet I have learned to restrain myself  and until today I have only tried a small piece from each to see […]

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Continue reading about Two easy Chocolate Cookies

With Christmas just two weeks away, I would like to thanks my readers with a giveaway of each volume of my e-cookbooks. If you do not win and still want to buy it, the books are available on all Amazon stores: Volume 1 includes  over 100 of the best Greek-Cypriot  savory dishes, mezedes, side dishes and […]

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Continue reading about Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart and How to Roast Pumpkin and a Giveaway of my e-books

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 6th, 2011

The last time I made Chicken Teriyaki was three years ago.   Back then I made it with mushrooms and may be it wasn’t as authentic as it should be but it was delicious.  In that recipe I did not use sake or mirin, nor did I use it in this recipe as well, because to […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 12th, 2011

Another Creative Concoctions Event has come to an end with a little disappointment to see only a few entries. Elais -Unilever Hellas, has been very generous offering lots of olive oil to send worldwide and I wish to thank them for this. The word creative may have probably scared a few lot away but this […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 31st, 2011

  No kitchen is complete without a bottle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and if for one reason or another you are not using Olive Oil, it’s never too late to start and also now is your chance to win one. Olive oil is a healthy fat and most health-conscious people choose olive oil over […]

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Continue reading about Announcing Creative Concoctions #5: Cakes with Olive Oil

Ivy on Μαΐου 30th, 2011

Remember the Scarlet Pesto I posted  about a year ago?   Well this recipe is from then and it is also included in my list of  recipes which I added on New Year’s day, in order to remind myself that I should post these recipes. Chicken Kiev is a popular dish of boneless chicken breast […]

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Continue reading about Chicken Kiev with Piperies Florinis (Red Florina Peppers)

Here we are again with another roundup of Creative Concoctions, with savoury recipes using olive oil.  Thank you all of you for participating with your wonderful, creative recipes. Meenakshi, of  Ponderings of a Working Mom, has made a healthier version of  Dal (lentils) – (oriya ishtyle) using olive oil.  In India food is usually cooked […]

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Continue reading about Creative Concoctions #4 : Cooking with Olive Oil – Roundup & Voting

Ivy on Μαΐου 17th, 2011

Greek Cuisine has a lot of simple but delicious recipes and home-cooked meals are defininitely healthier as you know what ingredients you use and there are no preservatives and, when compared to dining out, much cheaper. Now that our children will be living on their own and have minimum cooking experience, they have asked me […]

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