Desserts

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 10th, 2009

The other night when I was making the Almond Paste for the Christmas cake, I had two egg yolks which I wanted to use.  I decided that the best way to use them was to make a custard cream.  However, I still wanted to make a lovely Espresso Coconut Roulade I saw a few days […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 5th, 2009

In my previous post where I made Greek yoghurt for the first time, I told you that the first time I made it, it did not set as it should and it looked more like a cream rather than a yoghurt. It still tasted like yoghurt but what was I supposed to do with it?  […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 1st, 2009

Tiramisu used to be one of my favourite desserts and although I used to make it often in the past, after the bird flu, I stopped making it because of the raw eggs used in this dessert.  While in Rome, we were offered tiramisu a couple of times, as part of the menu and remembered […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 1st, 2009

I love the taste of lemon and I have been wanting to make lemon curd for ages.  However, butter and eggs was the reason that kept me from making it.  However, even if I have been avoiding eggs and butter as much as I can, I still want to make a few things at least […]

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Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 12th, 2009

29th Wedding Anniversary «Knowing you will be with me in all my tomorrows, makes my today so wonderful». On Saturday morning I was still feeling terrible after three days of flu so when my husband asked me if I needed anything from the supermarket I knew that I wanted to make a cake for our […]

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Continue reading about Spicy White Chocolate Cake with Caramelized Bananas

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 7th, 2009

I found this recipe here on The Food Network.com with extremely high ratings and since I have been seeing a lot of Tyler Florence recipes in the blogoshpere, I had to see for myself what this was all about. I must say I was not disappointed, although the caramel made the pie extra sweet, too […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 17th, 2009

Summer Escapes – Part III – Issioma, Karyon, Megalopolis Continuing our summer escapes we decided to visit my husband’s village, Isioma, Karyon, in Arcadia taking the beautiful mountain route from Sparta. My SIL who lives in Australia was here on holidays so she wanted to see their village after so many years. The village is […]

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Continue reading about Healthy Karyokes (walnut – chocolate dessert) and a visit to Issioma

Ivy on Ιουλίου 30th, 2009

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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Continue reading about Dulce de Leche Banoffee Cheesecake with Greek Yoghurt

Ivy on Ιουλίου 14th, 2009

It’s been a while since I posted a dessert, not that I don’t have any recipes to post but subconsciously I want to avoid them as much as possible, as I am trying to keep away from them I have been eating healthier and lighter for the past month, not following any diet but I […]

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Ivy on Ιουλίου 2nd, 2009

Mangoes are not cultivated in Greece but we only have imported ones and only in the past years they have started to become more popular.  Since they are imported they are much more expensive than the fruit produced locally, which can be found in abundance, they are delicious and of course much cheaper. As I […]

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