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Ivy on Ιουνίου 15th, 2009

Although making pies is not considered to be an easy job, pies are considered easy to eat and this bell pepper pie is both really easy to make and to eat. Bell Peppers, also known as sweet peppers are native to Mexico and their seeds were carried to Spain during the 15th century and from […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 14th, 2009

Stamnaggathi are wild greens, with a mildly bitter taste but simultaneously having a touch of sweetness which does not resemble to any other wild greens and is a must for a healthy style cuisine.   During the past years these greens are becoming very popular in all Greek gourmet restaurants and you can rarely find […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 10th, 2009

Thank you all of you for the lovely recipes you made and such lovely words you have written for your mothers.  I am posting the roundup a bit earlier than I have originally announced as we shall be going out to celebrate in a while and if I get any more participations I will add […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 6th, 2009

Orange flavoured cake must have been the first cake I learned to make from my mother and then my daughter learned this cake from me as well. A few days ago I read at Life’s feast a Blood Orange Yoghurt Cake and although I never used to like blood oranges (probably from the name) I […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 1st, 2009

Mother, mamma, mamman, maa, mutter, madre, mere, mãe, meme, kryemurgeshë, matka, inahan, majka, abatyse, moeder, moer, ema, màna (μάνα), makuahine, anya, nay, induk or in whatever other language this is probably the first word we learn and the sweetest of all. The modern Mother’s Day holiday was created by Anna Jarvis as a day for […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 29th, 2009

Tried and Tasted is an event which started by Zlamushka who blogs at Zlamushka’s Spicy Kitchen. The aim of this event is to showcase one blog, every month, allowing fellow food bloggers to thoroughly explore the featured blog and choose one or more recipes to «try and taste» in their own kitchens. Aparna, of My […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 28th, 2009

Christos Anesti! Christos Anesti meaning Christ is risen is a greeting Orthodox Christians say during the whole period after Easter and until the Ascension of  Christ to Heaven.    In all liturgical services the Paschal troparion (hymn) of Christos Anesti is chanted during weddings, baptisms, funerals and this greeting is only used during the first time […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 11th, 2009

First of all for all of you who are celebrating Easter tomorrow I wish you a Happy Easter and to be in good health.  We still have another week to celebrate Greek Orthodox Easter.   Yesterday,  when I visited Susan I saw that Chris, of Mele Cotte is hosting her third event to bring awareness […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 7th, 2009

My first encounter with Avocado was some years ago, before creating a blog and at a time when the internet connections were slow and we paid by the hour when connected, so information was not easily accessible.  I don’t even remember what I did with it but I remember we did not like it. A […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 6th, 2009

Weekend Herb Blogging is a blog event where people have a chance to showcase a favorite vegetable or herb in any dish.   I love this event as we come to learn more things about herbs, vegetables, plants, edible flowers and fruit around the world.   The last time, It also gave me a chance to meet […]

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