I’ve been away from blogging and the social media for a month and if it wasn’t for my blog’s anniversary I would still need some time to rest, as I’ve been quite busy lately. When I started blogging in 2007, I never imagined that this new hobby of mine would bring me so far. As […]


Continue reading about Grilled Halloumi and Fig Appetizer and 8th year Blog Anniversary

Flashback six years ago.  In 2007 was the year I decided to take early retirement.  To fill my spare time,  I started copying my old recipes as my scrap books were torn, greasy and falling apart.  I decided that it would be better to copy them on my computer so that in the future I […]


Continue reading about 6 Years Blog Anniversary and Fig and Peach Anthotyro Cheese Tart

  Christos Anesti to all the Orthodox readers of my blog and Chronia Polla to George or Georgia celebrating their name day today. Today is the name day of my eldest son, George and to celebrate, I made this American Cheesecake, which I have been making for many years. As I like making something different each time […]


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Ivy on April 12th, 2011

I feel that salads are very neglected here in my blog, not that we do not eat salads but as I do not post as often as I would like, I focus more on other recipes.  The most common salad we eat nearly every day is of course the simplest form of Greek Salad, which […]


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Ivy on October 5th, 2010

Before giving you the recipe for this salad which I made last month, I would like to thank all of you who voted for me in the first and second challenges of Project Food Blog, of Foodbuzz.   I did not advance to the third challenge but I wish to congratulate all my friends who did […]


Continue reading about Rocket Salad with Halloumi, Walnuts and Figs

Ivy on September 28th, 2010

Hi everyone.  I just came back from Cyprus a few hours ago and  making a quick post  to thank you  for voting for my first entry. I hope to be able to post about my trip to Cyprus soon. This is my sister Alkistis with whom I was staying with in Cyprus. I helped her […]


Continue reading about I am back from Cyprus and Voting for PFB Challenge #2

Figs is one of my favourite summer fruit.  However in order to make the preserve the figs should not be ripe. Living in Athens it’s not easy to have access to unripe figs unless you own a fig tree. A few weeks ago, when we went to Sparta, there was a fig tree in the […]


Continue reading about Glyko Sykalaki kai Marmelada Syko (Fig Spoon Sweet and Fig Jams)

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