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Ivy on October 2nd, 2014

“Viral” is a fashionable word these days. Something goes “viral” because everybody knows it, talks about it, wants it. Well, the European Community ABC didn’t go viral, but in reading again its announcement post from December 2012, I see that it talked about 16 blogs that were announcing together a virtual culinary tour of the […]


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Ivy on September 15th, 2012

Although in my last post I mentioned that it would take a long time to have an internet connection, things turned out much easier than what we were originally expecting and got the telephone line installed a couple of weeks after we arrived. It was a real odyssey to relocate and three weeks later most […]


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Ivy on August 6th, 2012

I am really excited to announce that I joined a  group of home bakers helping each other to achieve perfection. I saw the announcement at Reeni’s blog and there was no second thought.  I never joined the Daring Bakers as I was afraid I could’nt cope but I think I’ve gone a long way since then […]


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Ivy on June 12th, 2011

Another Creative Concoctions Event has come to an end with a little disappointment to see only a few entries. Elais -Unilever Hellas, has been very generous offering lots of olive oil to send worldwide and I wish to thank them for this. The word creative may have probably scared a few lot away but this […]


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Ivy on June 5th, 2011

Did I ever mention how much I love desiccated coconut?  Well, I do and when I went to an Asian store a couple of months back, I bought a large packet, which was much cheaper than the ones we get in supermarkets, so I have been using it in a lot of my recipes, which […]


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  No kitchen is complete without a bottle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and if for one reason or another you are not using Olive Oil, it’s never too late to start and also now is your chance to win one. Olive oil is a healthy fat and most health-conscious people choose olive oil over […]


Continue reading about Announcing Creative Concoctions #5: Cakes with Olive Oil

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 […]


Continue reading about Cooking with Olive Oil Reminder and Beetroot Walnut Salad

Today is Mother’s Day, so I would like to wish all the moms in the world “Happy Mother’s Day”! Οlive oil is  by far the greatest exponent of monosaturated fat and base of the Mediterranean diet, which is regarded to be the exemplar of correct and healthy diet and a factor of longevity. Greece is […]


Continue reading about Announcing Creative Concoctions #4 and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Giveaway

  I am sorry for the delay in posting the round-up but as I explained in a previous post one of the reasons was to get organized but the other I did not tell you about, is that I wanted some time to get in touch with Altis, the lead Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil […]


Continue reading about Creative Concoctions #3: Desserts – Roundup

  It is my pleasure to announce the next edition of Creative Concoctions for the next fortnight and I have chosen as theme “Desserts”. Creative Concoctions is a blogging event featuring  your creative culinary creations.  As I am sure we will all be making a lot of desserts in the next few days, if you […]


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