Ivy on September 11th, 2014

Today I am posting two different cheesecakes I made recently.  One of the them was baked and the other was not. The crust is the same for both cheesecakes.  Each one is different in taste and texture but both delicious. You can see below in the video how I shaped the crust. Two different Chocolate […]


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  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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Ivy on July 1st, 2012

My daughter Elia, who is 20 years old, rarely cooks.  Her specialty is mostly pasta dishes, which she loves and resorts to making some for herself whenever I cook something she doesn’t like.   She is still in that phase of life where she hates mostly everything.  She always complains of too much onion, too much parsley, […]


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Ivy on January 15th, 2012

  I made this savoury cheesecake during the Christmas holidays.  I was inspired by Greek Dakos which is a Cretan appetizer made on a barley rusk called dakos, with feta or myzithra and tomato on top. As a base I used a dakos rusk called kritharokoulouro, ordinary rusks and PICK salty biscuits which are similar […]


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Christmas time is a period when we all over indulge into baking cakes, cookies, and other Christmas treats.  We bake so much that we eat and eat and they never seem to end.   Now, if you are lucky and working, you can always “get rid” of a few calories by taking some at your […]


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Ivy on June 10th, 2010

I haven’t made a real dessert for ages, so I have been  really looking forward to making a cake  for my husband’s birthday, which is today. Cheesecake is one of our favourite desserts but being on the Mediterranean Diet, for a few months now, I didn’t want to make something loaded with calories and unfortunately […]


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Ivy on April 29th, 2010

I know I should be posting some of the recipes mentioned in my post for 24, 24. 24 post, when we celebrated George’s name day but they will have to wait as today is my other son’s birthday and I wanted to share this event with you. It’s been a while since I wanted to […]


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I’ve been avoiding posting desserts the past month, although I have so many recipes I want to post.  It’s so hard to resist when you are cutting down the calories. I made this dessert early June, when my son visited from Geneva.  I had made Dulce de Leche for the second time and I was […]


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Ivy on June 1st, 2009

Cheesecake is probably one of my best favourite desserts and although I’ve made a lot over the past years I have only two cheesecakes published on my blog. Some time back I lost a lot of my photos and among them were a few cheesecakes I had waiting to be posted.  But even after that […]


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Ivy on February 7th, 2009

Blogging is wonderful and you get to know new people with different cultures, you cook their food and learn so much from them.  I have learnt so much since I’ve started blogging and met some amazing people and you my friends are among them.  As time passes we get closer and these friends are just […]


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