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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

Ivy on Απριλίου 13th, 2013

  A few days ago I made an amazing Apple Tart, which I wanted to post, but looking in «My recipes to post» file, I saw that I had a lot of apple recipes I made using apples, which I did not post.  Some of these recipes have been made even four years ago. So, […]

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Continue reading about Stuffed Baked Apples

Ivy on Μαρτίου 30th, 2013

Yesterday I celebrated my ??? birthday and had a wonderful time with my family who pampered me the whole day. Breakfast was served in bed by my husband who also prepared lunch, the cake was prepared by my daughter, who made everything herself from scratch following my recipes.  I was not allowed to see the […]

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Continue reading about Happy Birthday to me with a Bergamot White Chocolate Cake

Ivy on Μαρτίου 11th, 2013

How time flies!   My little girl is turning 21 today!!  Happy Birthday Elia. We celebrated her birthday yesterday, as her younger brother on the left is at work until late in the evening, so we preferred to celebrate it a day earlier when all the family is together. My children love my cakes and […]

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Continue reading about Strawberry Mud Cake – Happy Birthday Elia

Ivy on Μαρτίου 2nd, 2013

When cooked, the chicken becomes so juicy and flavourful and because a slit is made in the baby potatoes, all the wonderful flavours of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and rosemary are absorbed by the potatoes, making them irresistible.

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Continue reading about Chicken with Garlic and Rosemary

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 25th, 2013

  I am sure that all of you who love Greek cuisine know what dolmades are and to be frank they are one of many of my all time favourite Greek comfort food.  I usually buy a lot of vine leaves during spring when they are tender and store them in the deep freezer to […]

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Continue reading about Lahanodolmades me Avgolemono (stuffed cabbage leaves)

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 22nd, 2013

Greek pites (pies) with homemade crispy phyllo that you can adapt for your needs, depending on what ingredients you have available. Pita, plural pites (pies) are a staple part of Greek cuisine and the philosophy behind «pites» was that the housewives used whatever leafy greens they produced in their gardens, some cheese and some homemade […]

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Continue reading about Manitaropita me Piperies (Homemade Greek Mushroom Pie with Peppers)


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