Easy Recipes

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 28th, 2008

  I was looking for grilled chicken breasts recipes and found this teriyaki chicken recipe.     I didn’t know what teriyaki  is, so I google searched further and read a few other recipes as well.   I did not have all the ingredients, so I decided to go along with what ingredients I had at home.    Instead […]

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Ivy on Αυγούστου 30th, 2008

Last Tuesday when I went to the farmers’ market, I bought lavraki (sea bass) as I wanted to make a recipe I had bookmarked some days ago from Nancy Gaifallia’s blog in About.com. (Unfortunately she is no longer writing there). When I read the ingredients and the way of preparation, I knew this would be […]

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Continue reading about Lavraki me ntomates (sea bass) in parchment paper

Ivy on Αυγούστου 19th, 2008

I found about sumac reading various recipes but this is not a spice you can get in your neighbourhod supermarket here in Greece. Perhaps you can find it in large supermarkets or in small shops selling middle eastern products but those are not easy to find. A few weeks ago, when my son went to […]

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Ivy on Αυγούστου 17th, 2008

The earth’s shadow swept past the moon late last night turning a shining full moon of August into a dim red one and finally blackening it out of view. The partial lunar eclipse occurred late in the night in Athens around 10 p.m.At about 9 p.m. my husband asked me if I wanted to go […]

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Continue reading about Eclipse over the Acropolis with a Greek Fish in parchment paper

Ivy on Αυγούστου 14th, 2008

We’re back from our short get away. I want to thank you for leaving your lovely comments and have read all of them but need some time to reply and to visit you all. Hope to do this during the weekend. This year we decided not to visit any island but went by car to […]

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Ivy on Αυγούστου 12th, 2008

I have lots of recipes I have gathered during all these months and for which I did not have the time to write about them. So instead of writing a lot of things I thought that it would be the time to write some of these recipes and have them in autopost for the period […]

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Continue reading about Kotopoulo me Hilopites (Chicken with Pasta)

When someone who has never cooked before decides to start cooking, I bet that they always start with this dish and fried potatoes:)It is easy, only a few ingredients are required, it is quick to prepare and it is so tasty. This is probably why it took me so long to post about this recipe. […]

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Continue reading about Makaronia me Kima (Spaghetti in Meat Sauce), the Greek version of Bolognaise

As much as I love cooking, there are a few days that I want to cook something quick and easy and what is easier than a pasta dish? This week the temperature was around 40 degrees C in Athens, so every morning my husband and I leave early in the morning and go for swimming, […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 5th, 2008

  The Mille-feuilles or Millefeuilles (in French meaning “thousand sheets”), known also as Napoleon, is a two or three layer sandwich of puff pastry, alternating with a sweet filling, typically pastry cream, but sometimes whipped cream, or jam. It is usually glazed with icing or fondant in alternating white and brown (chocolate) strips and combed. […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 1st, 2008

It’s nearly summer here in Greece and I had made up my mind to start a diet after Easter and at last I am ready for it.However, you will still be seeing food which is not diet food but I have a lot of recipes I have prepared but not wrote about and of course […]

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