Cakes

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 29th, 2014

SiliKoMart sent me these silicone molds to review together with a silicone mat and a package of sugar pasta.  Thank you silikomart for the lovely gift.   I would rate this product with five stars as they do not need any greasing and the cakes come out very easily.  They wash easily even in the washing […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 29th, 2014

Karydopita (walnut cake) is one of the most delicious, traditional Greek cakes.  I have already posted two «Karydopita» recipes (see links below) but this new twist of mine is my all times favourite.  This time I made it with semolina flour, olive oil, orange syrup and added a chocolate ganache made with orange fruit preserve […]

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Continue reading about Olive Oil Karydopita with Chocolate and Orange (Walnut Cake)

Ivy on Ιουλίου 6th, 2013

  Last night my children came to visit us.  I made this lovely cherry cake but having to do so many other things,  I forgot to take more pictures of the cake. I’ve made cherry cakes before but the cherries always seem to sink inside when baked.  This time I reserved some cherries which I […]

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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

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 Ιανουαρίου 29th, 2013

This is my first post for 2013, so even belatedly I wish all of you a Happy New Year. As always I like to start my first post of the year with a sweet recipe, which symbolizes a sweet new year. This carrot cake is delicious!  The result in a very moist cake without a […]

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Continue reading about Ginger Carrot Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese & Saffron Frosting

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 21st, 2012

Dear friends and readers of my blog, I wish to apologize for not posting as often as I would like.   I also wish to apologize to my blogger friends whom I have not visited for a long time.  Life is very difficult after the economic crisis and we hardly make it on our pensions.  Since […]

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Continue reading about Mascarpone Cream Cheese Black Forest, Step by Step

Ivy on Ιουνίου 10th, 2012

Happy Birthday to D! This is a very quick post to tell you that I will be away for a few days. My sister-in-law came from Australia and is staying with us.  Today it’s my husband’s birthday and hope to be able to take a few pictures after we cut the cake, as after lunch […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 11th, 2012

Today is my daughter’s 20th birthday.  Happy Birthday Elia!!! A few weeks back she told me she saw some cute pink hearts in a chocolaterie, which is not very far away from my house.  One day when I was passing from there I bought some for her, as well as bitter chocolate to have it […]

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Continue reading about Strawberry Red Velvet Cake – Happy Birthday Elia

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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