Easy Recipes

Ivy on Ιουλίου 14th, 2013

These vegetarian lentil burgers started as an experiment one day when I had leftover Fakes Moudjentra.  We loved them and ever since I make more to have leftovers.  Usually when lentils with rice are leftover, the rice absorbs all the fluid so they become one mass which are not enjoyable to be eaten the next […]

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Continue reading about Fakokeftedes, Healthful Greek Lentil Burgers, with leftovers

Ivy on Ιουλίου 3rd, 2013

Don’t be fooled by the picture.  This is not a Pizza.  I call it a tart and I baked it in a tart pan but it’s neither a tart.  It’s more like an open faced pie, which we call «plastos». This tart was not in the menu yesterday.  Actually, I was planning to make Fakes […]

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Continue reading about Sausage and Onion Tart with easy Corn Meal Crust

Ivy on Απριλίου 29th, 2013

  Today is my second son’s Birthday.  Happy Birthday Kyriacos!  Unfortunately I couldn’t make him a birthday cake as he is in Athens but his sister made one. Yesterday I invited my neighbours to come over for a cup of coffee and as most people are fasting for the Easter period, I made this vegan cake. […]

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Continue reading about Vegan Chocolate Carrot Cake with Chocolate Tahini Glazing Revisited

Today is Palm Sunday for the Greek Orthodox and just a week before Easter.  Althoughit it is a fasting period, which means that for 48 days we should abstain from eating foods derived from animals, containing blood and from animal derived products such as dairy products, this year we did not fast all the period […]

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Continue reading about Lavraki Psito me Ladolemono Moustardas (Grilled Sea Bass with Mustard Ladolemono)

Ivy on Απριλίου 13th, 2013

  A few days ago I made an amazing Apple Tart, which I wanted to post, but looking in «My recipes to post» file, I saw that I had a lot of apple recipes I made using apples, which I did not post.  Some of these recipes have been made even four years ago. So, […]

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Continue reading about Stuffed Baked Apples

Ivy on Μαρτίου 2nd, 2013

When cooked, the chicken becomes so juicy and flavourful and because a slit is made in the baby potatoes, all the wonderful flavours of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and rosemary are absorbed by the potatoes, making them irresistible.

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Continue reading about Chicken with Garlic and Rosemary

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 30th, 2012

Dear Readers and friends,  I am ending this year’s post with a Marathon post with Risottos.  This post is symbolic and as we through rice at weddings as a symbol of prosperity, I wish that the New Year will bring you and your families Happiness and prosperity to your lives. I make risottos very often […]

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Continue reading about How to make the perfect Risotto and A Marathon of Risotto Recipes

Ivy on Αυγούστου 23rd, 2012

The time has finally come and we shall be moving during the weekend.  The bad news is that  we will be without a land line telephone and consequently no internet for a long time.  We applied to the telephone company and although the nearest house with telephone is only 50 metres away, we are required […]

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Continue reading about We are finally relocating.. and Chicken Tarragon Risotto

Ivy on Απριλίου 22nd, 2012

  Bread Pudding is an old fashioned dessert which is made in many countries which had an English influence.  Cyprus was a British colony for many years so this dessert was known in Cyprus as well. Puddings were originally made from stale leftover bread that was simply moistened in water, to which a little sugar, […]

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Continue reading about Tsoureki Pudding and Persimmon Bread Pudding

Ivy on Απριλίου 16th, 2012

  Christos Anesti and chronia polla.  This is our wish after Easter which means Christos Anesti (Christ has risen) and may you live for many years. Today, Monday after Easter it is still a public holiday here in Greece.  I wanted to cook something light with ingredients I had at home as all the shops […]

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Continue reading about Chicken with Leeks, Greek yoghurt and kafkalithres pesto

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