Ivy on October 22nd, 2015

I have no words to describe this amazing sauce I made.  After experimenting a few times, I think that this almost resembles store bought garlic sauce but without the additives and made with  the finest ingredients.    The best part is that it takes less than five minutes to prepare! I’ve made this sauce using […]


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I love hoummous and when I boil chickpeas I always cook more and keep some in the deep freezer, to use it whenever we are craving some.  The other day when I was looking in the deep freezer for the chickpeas to prepare some mezedes, I also saw that I had some leftover roasted butternut […]


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We came back yesterday from a visit to Nafplion again.   I suppose now that the house is progressing we shall be visiting on a regular basis at least once a week in order to see some things on the spot.   This means that I will be having less time to visit and post recipes but […]


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My favourite eggplants until now were “tsakonikes” which I thought were the only ones which were sweet.   I avoided cooking with the big round purple ones, as I heard that they were bitter. I’ve been seeing white eggplants at the market place for a long time but had never tried them until recently.  When […]


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Piperies Florinis are red long sweet peppers, named after the prefecture of Florina, in Norther Greece, where they are produced. I read in the site of a local producer that these red sweet peppers have been growing in Florina for centuries and date back to antiquity.  They were probably brought back to Macedonia from India […]


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Ivy on April 20th, 2008

The debate: What is Caviar? Caviar is sturgeon roe from the various species of wild sturgeon that inhabit the Black Sea and Caspian Sea. Some purists will say: if it doesn’t come from the Black Sea basin it is not caviar proper. However, this is up for debate due to the fact that many other […]


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