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Silikomart is a company which offers a wide range of refined and innovative 100% food safe silicone products and were kind enough to send me some of their products to try.  They sent me a cathedral shaped loaf cake pan and a kit composed of 12 moulds shaped as butterfly, heart, star and flower to make ice […]


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Ivy on June 19th, 2015

  Last week it was my husband’s birthday and I made this cake for him. Instead of making the usual sponge cake, this time I decided to make it with a pound cake. I think everyone knows what a pound cake is but for those who don’t, it’s a traditional American type of cake, with Northern European […]


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This year, like every Christmas, I have made some of the traditional Greek desserts I make every year. These melt in your mouth kourabiedes, which are buttery, shortbread cookies, are based on the recipe contained in my cookbook Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste!  The basic ingredients are the same but this year […]


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The name pumpkin originated from the Greek word for “large melon” which is “pepon.” “Pepon” was changed by the French into “pompon.”  The English termed it “pumpion” or “pompion.”   If you would like to learn more about the origin of Pumpkin Pie, read more here. I am sure you are fed up seeing pumpkin […]


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Ivy on December 23rd, 2010

There always seems to be a new trend in baking and after the frenzy of cupcakes a couple of years ago, where everybody was making cupcakes and then last year with macaroons, this year I have read that whoopie pies  will be the new trend, so I am sure we will be seeing A LoT […]


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  Yesterday morning I was browsing at Group Recipes and saw this recipe. I had leftover egg whites (two) from the patisserie cream I made for my birthday cake and thought that it would be a good idea to use them. No problem about the third egg white required.I use an egg yolk together with […]


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