Healthy Recipes

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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Continue reading about Easy Greek & Other Recipes

  It is my pleasure to announce the next edition of Creative Concoctions for the next fortnight and I have chosen as theme «Desserts». Creative Concoctions is a blogging event featuring  your creative culinary creations.  As I am sure we will all be making a lot of desserts in the next few days, if you […]

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Continue reading about Announcing Creative Concoctions #3 and Healthy Olive Oil Honey Oatmeal Bars

Ivy on Απριλίου 15th, 2011

Welcome to the second edition of Creative Concoctions.    I am really very happy that again we have some very talented bloggers who responded to my call to create vegan or Lenten recipes.   It gives me great pleasure to present the  roundup for Vegan and Nistisimes recipes and  I would like to thank each and […]

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Continue reading about Creative Concoctions #2 Round-up

Ivy on Απριλίου 14th, 2011

We love fish recipes and most of them I keep rather simple. Fresh fish is wonderful seasoned with only salt, pepper and oregano and then grilled or broiled.  It is then served with «ladolemono» sauce. Grilled Lavraki (sea bass)  Fish is very healthy, so I try to make it for dinner at least once a […]

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Continue reading about Something fishy.. (lots of fish recipes in one post)

Ivy on Απριλίου 13th, 2011

During the Great Lent period which is 48 days before Easter, the Orthodox abstain from eating foods containing animals with red blood (meats, poultry, game, fish), as well and products from animals with red blood (such as milk, cheese, eggs, etc.)  Fish with backbones are not allowed but mollusks like squid, octopus, shrimps, mussels etc., […]

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Continue reading about Dolmadakia Bakaliarou (Dolmades with Cod Fillets)

Ivy on Απριλίου 12th, 2011

I feel that salads are very neglected here in my blog, not that we do not eat salads but as I do not post as often as I would like, I focus more on other recipes.  The most common salad we eat nearly every day is of course the simplest form of Greek Salad, which […]

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Continue reading about Salad Bar

Ivy on Απριλίου 6th, 2011

Whenever I go to the farmers” market I come back with lots of fruit and vegetables and a few weeks ago I bought lots of greens to make spanakopita, where I love adding myronia, kafkalithres and other aromatic herbs.   However, I keep the most tender parts of spinach and other greens to make salads.  I […]

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Continue reading about Revithosalates (chickpea salads)

Ivy on Απριλίου 1st, 2011

One thing I forgot to mention in my post for Nafplion was about Psorokostena, which is  a disparaging noun Greeks use to label Greece’s perceived socio-economic limitations. During the Ottoman occupancy, the Greeks were very poor but also after the Independence people lived in poverty for many years.  One day in 1826 they gathered at […]

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Continue reading about Psorokostena and Fassolada sti Gastra

Ivy on Μαρτίου 21st, 2011

Spring is officially here today as 21st March marks the beginning of this beautiful season.  We have been having good  weather the past days and the day is getting bigger.   The temperature is rising, the trees are blooming, the birds are chirping early in the morning and in the park we go walking to in […]

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Continue reading about Spring and Halvas with Chocolate, Nuts and Dried Fruit (Vegan)

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 11th, 2011

I’ve been busy the past days as I am now trying to make the book into an e-book, but this turned out harder than I anticipated.   However, we still have to eat and since it was really cold here in Athens last week,  cold days call out for hot soups. I first made this soup […]

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Continue reading about Prassosoupa (Leeks & Vegetables Soup)


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