Ivy on March 21st, 2012

  Beetroots (Beta Vulgaris) in Greek Pantzaria or Kokkinogoulia, also known as zacharoteutla, are known in Greece since antiquity as a valuable and nutricious vegetable. Wild Sea Beets (Beta Maritima), being native to the shores of the  Mediterranean region,   has been used as a vegetable for over 2000 years.  There are mentions even by […]


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The summer is here for good and we’ve been having high temperatures.  The financial situation, the politics and the corruption of all Greek Governments in the last decades were catastrophic and we had no idea about it.  Suddenly those imbeciles, who have been stealing the people and who have been eating with golden spoons have […]


Continue reading about A trip to Parnonas and Olive Oil Beetroot and Chocolate Karydopita

We came back yesterday from a visit to Nafplion again.   I suppose now that the house is progressing we shall be visiting on a regular basis at least once a week in order to see some things on the spot.   This means that I will be having less time to visit and post recipes but […]


Continue reading about Cooking with Olive Oil Reminder and Beetroot Walnut Salad

Ivy on April 12th, 2011

I feel that salads are very neglected here in my blog, not that we do not eat salads but as I do not post as often as I would like, I focus more on other recipes.  The most common salad we eat nearly every day is of course the simplest form of Greek Salad, which […]


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    I’ve been cooking lots of healthy Mediterranean dishes lately and fish is in out diet at least once a week.    This dish is so easy to make with few ingredients but still it’s so delicious. One of my favourite salads I love pairing with fish, is one my mom used to make with […]


Continue reading about Tsipoura (Gilthead Sea Bream) with Caper Vinaigrette and Pantzarosalata

I have been preserving beets in vinegar (ξύδι = pronounced ksydi = xydata (in vinegar)) for many years but I have never blogged about it.  In most of my recipes with beets, I usually roast or boil more so that I can preserve them and I have used these preserves in a lot of my […]


Continue reading about Pantzaria xydata (Cypriot Beet Preserve) and Beetroot Salad with Oranges

Ivy on October 12th, 2008

I have so many recipes I have prepared ages ago and have not posted about them. Today I saw  the event Sensational Sides, so I decided to post this recipe. Beetroot salad with anchovies   Ingredients: ½ kilo beetroots, together with their fresh leaves 2 spoonfuls of walnuts, coarsely cut 250 grams of Greek yoghurt […]


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