Ivy on November 10th, 2013

Now that we are still in Athens, I’ve been cooking a lot for the family.  When there’s no leftover food from lunch, I usually prepare something for my men to eat in the evening. A few days ago I made pizza but when I began making the dough, the flour was not enough so I […]


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Ivy on May 10th, 2012

I know I have virtually disappeared and it will take some time until I am back and start visiting your blogs. My husband was operated and had his gallbladder removed (cholecystectomy).    Although technically it’s not a difficult operation if it is done laparoscopically, however the doctor began laparoscopic but had to proceed to an […]


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Kotopita is one of many types of meat pites.  This particular pie is made with a horiatiko (village) phyllo pastry crust, which is very easy to handle and roll. I make kotopita with different kinds of fillings and two similar recipes are included in Volume 2 of my e-cookbook. You can serve this Kotopita during […]


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This month’s Tried & Tested is featuring Kevin of Closet Cooking. This event was an original idea by Zlamushka of Spicy Kitchen. Each month a blogger is featured and we have to choose one of his/her recipes and recreate it and blog about it. This month’s host, is Hema of Salt 2 Taste. Kevin makes […]


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Ivy on June 24th, 2009

Thank you to all of you who’ve written to me over the past few days, either at the blog, facebook or by private e-mail, to express your sympathy and kind thoughts. I am really grateful to have such good friends which I met through the internet. Life, however, does go and time is the best […]


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Horiatiko phyllo which is the Greek equivalent to Provençal Pastry is one of many types of phyllo used in Greek cuisine to make pastry.  Horiatiko is a thicker phyllo than the usual one which is used to make “pittes” or pies.   It is very easy to make on your own but in Greece you can […]


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