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Ivy on Μαΐου 11th, 2013

  Mothers Day Poem A girl writes a tribute to her Mom in honor of Mother’s Day. Mom © Victoria A. Ledet Mom, you are the centerpiece of my life. The light in my sun. I can’t thank you enough for all you have done. You make me smile when I am sad. You are […]

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Continue reading about Lemon Curd Éclairs and a Special Gift for Mother’s Day

Ivy on Μαΐου 6th, 2013

  Christos Anesti to all the Orthodox readers of my blog and Chronia Polla to George or Georgia celebrating their name day today. Today is the name day of my eldest son, George and to celebrate, I made this American Cheesecake, which I have been making for many years. As I like making something different each time […]

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Continue reading about New York Cheesecake with Mars Chocolates and Fig Preserve

Ivy on Μαΐου 1st, 2013

I was craving something sweet today but was really busy after coming back  from the farmers” market and shopping.  I had already bought these beautiful strawberries and since I had a bar of chocolate, I prepared this delectable, but so simple, dessert in no time. It took 5 minutes to melt the chocolate and 10 […]

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Continue reading about Vegan Choco-Strawberries

Ivy on Μαΐου 1st, 2013

    Although no animal products, including fish, are not allowed to be eaten during Lent, except for Palm Sunday and Auunciation day, all cephalopods are allowed, as they do not contain blood. The octopus was quite large.  I prepared the first step with the whole octopus and part of it was marinated in vinegar  and […]

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Continue reading about Htapodi (Octopus) with Mushrooms and Homemade Hilopites

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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Continue reading about Vegan Herbed Eliopsomo (Olive Bread) with Pesto

Ivy on Απριλίου 29th, 2013

  Today is my second son’s Birthday.  Happy Birthday Kyriacos!  Unfortunately I couldn’t make him a birthday cake as he is in Athens but his sister made one. Yesterday I invited my neighbours to come over for a cup of coffee and as most people are fasting for the Easter period, I made this vegan cake. […]

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Continue reading about Vegan Chocolate Carrot Cake with Chocolate Tahini Glazing Revisited

Today is Palm Sunday for the Greek Orthodox and just a week before Easter.  Althoughit it is a fasting period, which means that for 48 days we should abstain from eating foods derived from animals, containing blood and from animal derived products such as dairy products, this year we did not fast all the period […]

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Continue reading about Lavraki Psito me Ladolemono Moustardas (Grilled Sea Bass with Mustard Ladolemono)

Ivy on Απριλίου 27th, 2013

  Greek Orthodox Easter is just a week away, so if you would like to get an idea of what to prepare, I have put together some of my Easter recipes and a few ideas of what to do with the leftovers. On Easter day a lot of people celebrate their name days:  Lambros – […]

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Continue reading about Easter Recipes and what to do with your Leftovers

Ivy on Απριλίου 20th, 2013

  This is one of my favourite Apple Pies, which I have been making since I was single. I am sure that I have posted this recipet in the past, as the pictures are dated April, 2008 but when I was looking for this post on my blog, to link it to the tart, I don’t […]

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Continue reading about Milopita: Two Old fashioned Apple Pies

Ivy on Απριλίου 14th, 2013

Continuing my older posts with apples,  I have two upside down cakes, the first one made with Greek yoghurt and the second one which is more recent was made using cream cheese.  The method making the caramel for each cake is different but both are equally tasty.   Every bite of these awesome desserts is […]

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Continue reading about Upside Down Apple Caramel Cake, made in two ways

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