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Ivy on Απριλίου 6th, 2009

I had the pleasure to host this week’s Bookmarked Recipes and here’s this week’s round up. Katerina, of Culinary Flavors from Greece has made a lovely Greek Dessert, called Bougatsa. She bookmarked the Recipe from a Greek Chef called Vaggelis Driskas. Deeba, of Passionate About Baking, has made an Apple Spiced Cak.  Deeba bookmarked this […]

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As I told you in my previous post, we visited an exhibition on Lakonian products.   The first part was all about olives and Greek olive oil. I have taken many photos but as it is impossible to show all the exhibition, I have made a few collages so that you may see and  find […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 30th, 2009

Laconia is a prefecture in Greece, with Sparta its administrative capital. It is bounded by Mount Taygetus, to the west of Sparta, which is the highest mountain range of Peloponese (2.407 meters)  and with the Parnon mountains to the northeast (1.961 meters),  to the west with Messenia,  and  to the North with Arcadia. Among the […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 28th, 2009

Falafels are street food sold in Middle Eastern countries and are made with dried legumes like chickpeas, fava beans soaked in water for many hours and then they are combined with spices and are bound together with flour or bulgur wheat and then they are fried, shaped into small balls or patties. In Greece we […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 21st, 2009

This week Joan’s event A Culinary Tour Around the World is taking us to The Philippines.  I google searched for some vegan Philippo recipes, since I am fasting and I decided to make Turons which are Sweet fried Banana Spring Rolls and are snacks sold in sidewalks.  The original recipe was made with spring roll […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 20th, 2009

Triantafyllo (τριαντάφυλλο) or rodon (ρόδον)  is the name of roses in Greek.   The Latin name rosa, itself derived from Greek, is essentially the source of almost all names of rose in modern European tongues, mostly with at most only slight variation: The name rose is not only valid in English, but also in German, Danish […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 19th, 2009

You don’t see salads very often on my blog but I can assure you that we eat salads every day and I have a lot of salad recipes which I have not posted.   I promise that I will make a post soon where I will post all the salads I have made and have not […]

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Continue reading about Greek style Panzanella (Beet Salad)

Ivy on Μαρτίου 19th, 2009

I am glad to be hosting again Weekend Herb Blogging #177 – 30th March – 5th April, 2009, the brainchild of Kalyn, of Kalyn’s Kitchen and now continued by Haalo, of Cook (almost) Anything at least Once. Here’s are the rules: Post about any herb, plant, fruit, vegetable or flower – read the rules to […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 19th, 2009

I am also hosting Bookmarked Recipes, …..where anyone from anywhere can blog about a recipe they had bookmarked from a cook book, food magazine, food blog, food website, from TV etc, make it and submit it to a weekly roundup.. To take part here’s what you do……. 1. Pick a recipe from a book/magazine/blog/website/tv show […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 5th, 2009

Daktyla kyrion (meaning ladies fingers) is one of the most known Cypriot pastry desserts and a speciality offered during the pre-lenten period  called «Sikoses» in Cyprus.   Pounded almonds are mixed with cinnamon, sugar and blossom water and the filling is wrapped in thin phyllo.  It is then fried and bathed in an aromatic syrup […]

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