Trouffes (Truffles)

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 8th, 2008

Christmas and New Year’s Day are not very far away and during the Christmas holidays we cooked and prepared lots of sweets and savory dishes.  After seeing the event of Tuesday leftovers to search our pantries or cupboards and create things from our leftovers I realized how many things I could have prepared out of […]


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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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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

  Kormos in Greek means tree log and has been named after its shape.    A very easy dessert even a child can make. Ingredients: 1 packet (250 grams) of butter 2 cups of icing sugar 1/2 cup of dark cocoa 3 packets of plain biscuits, such as morning coffee or petit beurre 1/4 cup of […]


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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

Several days ago I gave you a recipe for a Birthday cake which I called Black Temptation. Today I am going to give you a similar recipe with similar ingredients but have made a few changes and the taste is completely different. Ingredients: You need a sponge cake (see recipe).   Add 1 tbsp lemon zest. […]


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