Desserts

Ivy on Απριλίου 3rd, 2011

    Yesterday, the Greek food bloggers were invited to a tour at Unilever-Elais factory, this time to see how margarine is prepared. We visited their olive oil factory a few weeks ago and although I am a vivid fan of olive oil, I also use margarine as well, whenever necessary.  Butter may taste better […]

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Continue reading about The perfect Marbled Chocolate-Bergamot-Almond Cake

Ivy on Μαρτίου 11th, 2011

Today is my little daugter’s birthday.  Evanggelia (Elia) is turning 19 today. I asked her a few days ago what kind of cake she would like for her birthday and she insisted that she wanted a plain sponge cake, with whipped cream and strawberries.  «Are you sure», I told her «this is way too easy.  […]

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Continue reading about Chocolate Cupcakes & Strawberry Mousse Cake

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 20th, 2011

Today is my mum’s memorial day, she died 15 years ago but it also coincides with my brother’s memorial as it is six months since he left us, so it’s a very emotional day for me but so long as we remember them, they will always stay alive.   May they both RIP. Subconciously I chose […]

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Continue reading about Kantaifi Orange Pudding with leftovers

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 30th, 2010

Remember in my post for Uses of leftovers –  Part I:  Cookies, I mentioned a dessert I had prepared a few days before Christmas and stored it in the deep freezer? Today it’s time for revelation. I made this dessert on the day I was making the Whoopie Pies.   The problem when making a dessert […]

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Continue reading about Black Lava Orange Gateau, A gourmet dessert made out of leftovers

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 5th, 2010

I wish to apologise for not being around lately and visiting your blogs as often as I would like to.  I try and visit back those who leave a comment at the blog or on facebook. I am working hard on the book and hopefully I will have it published by the end of  November, […]

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Continue reading about Happy Birthday George!!

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 20th, 2010

Update:  Voting for Project Food Blog has started.  If you like you can vote for me directly  from the widget. Thank you, Ivy I see lots of posts that summer is over and fall recipes are showing all over the blogosphere. Well, not here in Greece!!  It’s still summer, still going to the beach, temperature […]

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Continue reading about Peach & Nectarine crumble and how to peel stone fruit

Ivy on Ιουνίου 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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Continue reading about No guilt Apricot Cheesecake

Soon after Easter I started watching my diet again but reading blogs all the day, there are some times I am really tempted to make some of the recipes I see. Being on diet doesn’t mean that you can’t eat a dessert once in a while or a snack.  Instead of eating anything else in […]

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Continue reading about Temptations from friends: Sausage rolls and Tyropita with Tangzhong Starter and many more recipes

Ivy on Απριλίου 14th, 2010

After Easter I’ve started watching my weight again and have been going to the gym everyday.  A few days ago when we went to the supermarket I found myself putting some low fat products in the cart, such as Dirollo cream cheese with 3% fat, which is similar to Philadelphia, myzithra also called anthotyro or […]

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Continue reading about Healthy, Low fat Anthotyro-Cream Cheese Strawberry Jelly

Ivy on Μαρτίου 31st, 2010

It’s only a few days before Easter and this is the week we have so many things to do at home.  Today, I am preparing Tsourekia and tomorrow I will be  dying the Easter eggs and making the traditional Cypriot Easter Cheese breads, called Flaounes. Until Easter, I will post a few more recipes but […]

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Continue reading about Roxakia Portokaliou Nistisima (Lenten Orange dough cookies)

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