Chocolate Ganache

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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Hello from Athens again. I’ve been trying to write a blog post when I was in Assini for over a week unsuccessfully and I haven’t been visiting my friends” blogs for quite a long time.  Please forgive me but there are a lot of distractions in the countryside.  You can read a post on our […]

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Ivy on Αυγούστου 12th, 2012

Whenever applying a frosting on my cakes, I used to make a mess on my white platter, so I have prepared a video showing you an easy way not to make such a mess.   How to Frost Cakes without making a mess. Cut a large piece of parchment paper. Trace your baking tin with […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 25th, 2012

Today is Evangelismos tis Theotokou (Annunciation Day) and also our Independence Day.  Chronia Polla to all our co-Hellences and Chronia Polla to my daughter, Evangelia (Elia) who is celebrating her name day. Whenever someone is celebrating their name day, there is always a dessert to offer to our guests. Although today I have made eclairs as this […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 31st, 2011

It’s New Year’s Eve today and wanted to make a last post to thank all of you who have become my friends, through our common love, which is blogging, even if we are scattered in the four corners of this small world.   With some of you, we’ve met in person and I cherish this […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 22nd, 2011

I have always found desserts with sponge cake exciting because there is so much you can do with it to meet your taste bud’s satisfaction. After making the sponge you can experiment in so many ways and with so many different ingredients and flavour. It’s been quite a long time since I last posted a […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 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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Ivy on Απριλίου 1st, 2010

I just made this vegan cake.  The glazing on top is still wet.   Before preparing flaounes, I made this very easy cake and muffins as I wanted to use the oven so that the kitchen was warm, for the dough to rise. This is one of the easiest cakes to make as you just mix […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 22nd, 2008

Lately I haven’t posted any cakes or desserts as I am trying to avoid them but this recipe was prepared early March, so I thought for a change I could add a dessert. Don’t get me wrong, I am still on a «healthy diet» not that I am starving but I am trying to eat […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 12th, 2007

Ganache is a French term referring to a smooth mixture of chopped chocolate and heavy cream, used as a glaze, sauce or icing used as filling for pastries, to make truffles or to glaze cakes. Before making a ganache, you will need a good quality chocolate (dark or white) to melt.  Chocolates with around 70% cocoa […]

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