Greek Food

The usual Loukanikopitakia we make in Greece are those called Pigs in a Blanket made with frankfurter sausages, wrapped in puff pastry. The other day I made Galaktoboureko and had some leftover phyllo sheets*.  Instead of making the usual Tyropitakia I saw some Kalamata sausages** in the fridge, I had leftover parmesan from my last recipe […]

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Continue reading about Loukanikopitakia: Spicy Phyllo Wrapped Sausages with Leeks, Parmesan and Feta

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 11th, 2013

I have the pleasure to announce that my second cookbook has just been published on The Amazon Kindle. Rocket, Pear and Pomegranate Salad As I have a love for food and a sweet tooth, ever since I can remember myself, I used to carry a few extra kilos. Nistisimo (Vegan) Cherry Cake I went on […]

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Continue reading about More Than A Greek Salad – Promotional Offer for my new Cookbook

Amazon.com has announced a new promotion tool this past week called the Kindle Countdown Deals. It gives the authors the opportunity to promote their books but also a big bargain for people to buy books at very low prices. I have enrolled in this program which starts as from today in the United States and […]

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Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 25th, 2013

  I am sure that all of you who love Greek cuisine know what dolmades are and to be frank they are one of many of my all time favourite Greek comfort food.  I usually buy a lot of vine leaves during spring when they are tender and store them in the deep freezer to […]

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Continue reading about Lahanodolmades me Avgolemono (stuffed cabbage leaves)

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 18th, 2013

Instead of making risotto using arborio rice (or Carolina rice which we use in Greece), I used kritharaki (orzo) which is a tiny pasta, which looks like rice.  In order to make this recipe you need some roasted butternut squash, which adds a sweetness to the pasta and of course Greek feta, which will balance […]

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Continue reading about Kritharotto (orzo risotto) with Butternut Squash and Feta

Ivy on Μαΐου 19th, 2012

I was recently contacted by GreekFoodShop.com who offered to send me some Greek products to review and I gladly accepted. GreekFoodShop.com is a new venture put together by young Greek entrepreneurs, who despite the country’s economic crisis and current wave of events wish to invest on the export of quality Greek food products and help […]

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Continue reading about Selected Greek products now online, by GreekFoodShop.com

Ivy on Μαΐου 17th, 2011

Greek Cuisine has a lot of simple but delicious recipes and home-cooked meals are defininitely healthier as you know what ingredients you use and there are no preservatives and, when compared to dining out, much cheaper. Now that our children will be living on their own and have minimum cooking experience, they have asked me […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 27th, 2010

Μy friend Marianna Kavroulaki, archaeologist and researcher in food history organized an Ancient Greek Symposium, called Edible History and Edible Stories.  In ancient Greece, the symposium was a drinking party (from Greek «συμποτείν» (sympotein), «to drink together»). I love ancient Greek history and in a lot of my posts you will find references relating to […]

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Continue reading about Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: An Ancient Greek Symposium

  Living in Athens in an apartment is not easy to barbecue because we do not have the space to do this often.  I do have a small barbecue but we avoid using it as whenever we do, the smoke gets into the appartment, so I avoid using it.  Some times I use the oven […]

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Continue reading about Chicken Souvlakia and Makaronosalata me Kotopoulo (Pasta Salad with Chicken)


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