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Thank you all for your participation to the first Creative Concoctions Round-up and for the incredibly creative recipes sent in from foodies all over the world. To recap on what I have mentioned yesterday, first of all we have a new logo for the event which you can proudly display on your post for your […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 31st, 2011

I am very excited to be posting the very first roundup of  Creative Concoctions. Thank you all for your participation to the first Creative Concoctions Round-up and for the incredibly creative recipes sent in from foodies all over the world. As you may see, I have changed the logo of the event and from now […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 18th, 2011

  A couple of months ago, my friend Natasha posted a Beef Stroganoff recipe.  Natasha lives in the United States but her roots are from Russia so when I saw an authentic version of this very popular dish, I knew I had to try it.    Please visit Natasha’s blog to see the original recipe and […]

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Continue reading about Veal Stroganoff with Ryzokeftedes (Fried Rice Patties)

Ivy on Μαρτίου 16th, 2011

Welcome to Creative Concoctions, a bimonthly food blogging event which will be hosted here at Kopiaste.. to Greek Hospitality.   Anyone who would like to host this event in the future is welcome to host it, so please e-mail me to set a date. Each fortnight the host will invite bloggers around the world to submit […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 16th, 2010

Kifylla is a sweet bread, filled with raisins and glazed with sugar on top and it used to be sold in Cyprus in the central streets, in wheeled carts. Kifylla is one of the recipes included in the cookbook and in the pdf I had uploaded on Createspace for the members to take a look inside.    […]

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Continue reading about Kifylla: Voting for the winner of Cooking from Kopiaste Cookbook

Ivy on Ιουνίου 29th, 2010

Today it’s been forty days without Dear Jules, aka Rosie of Baking Cakes Galore, who left us quite unexpectedly of heart attack. This event was created to honour Jules but also to bring awareness about heart diseases and the best cure is to know what causes it and how to prevent it. As much as […]

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Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 17th, 2009

The 16th of October has been declared as “World Bread Day” by the International Union Of Bakers And Bakers-Confectioners (UIB). On that occasion Zorra, at “Kochtopf”, is organizing an event in order to celebrate bread and the art of bread making around the world.  I participated last year as well and although I was planning […]

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Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 7th, 2009

I found this recipe here on The Food Network.com with extremely high ratings and since I have been seeing a lot of Tyler Florence recipes in the blogoshpere, I had to see for myself what this was all about. I must say I was not disappointed, although the caramel made the pie extra sweet, too […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 28th, 2009

Gyristarkes, from the Greek verb γυρίζω = turn, now commonly known as glystarkes or glistarkes, is a kind of grid-like crusty, sesame rusks.   The bread sticks are dipped into sesame seeds and then they are shaped beginning with a cross (as it had a religious meaning as well) and then other bread sticks are added […]

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Continue reading about Glystarkes (Cypriot crusty, sesame rusks)

I know that I always say that I wish I had an Ice Cream machine, whenever I comment on someone’s Ice cream post  but although it doesn’t cost much, I have no space in my kitchen to add another gadget and even if I did, I am still thinking if I should buy one, as […]

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