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Ivy on Αυγούστου 15th, 2012

Can you believe it has been five years since I started blogging?  I myself find it hard to believe that I made it so far.  I am an Aries and Aries tend to get bored very easily but although there are times that I do feel tired of blogging, I seem to be hooked with […]

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Ivy on Αυγούστου 12th, 2012

Whenever applying a frosting on my cakes, I used to make a mess on my white platter, so I have prepared a video showing you an easy way not to make such a mess.   How to Frost Cakes without making a mess. Cut a large piece of parchment paper. Trace your baking tin with […]

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Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 18th, 2012

I have made this spicy tomato sauce recently and have used it in a few recipes which will be posted soon.  I call it a winter sauce because I have used tinned tomatoes, whereas in summer I would have used fresh ripe tomatoes and may be some fresh basil or fresh oregano in it.  Making […]

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Continue reading about Homemade Easy Spicy Winter Tomato Sauce and How to preserve it

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 19th, 2011

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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Continue reading about Video with easy way to roll out Phyllo and make Kotopita (Chicken Galette)

Ivy on Μαΐου 26th, 2011

It’s been quite a long time I hadn’t been at the farmers” market as the past weeks we have been going to Nafplion on Tuesdays, when it’s the day we have our farmers” market.  Last Tuesday when we visited we stayed overnight and I knew that on Wednesdays there is a farmers” market in Nafplion […]

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Continue reading about Ampelokorfades Toursi (Pickled Vineyard Shoots)

Ivy on Απριλίου 3rd, 2011

    Yesterday, the Greek food bloggers were invited to a tour at Unilever-Elais factory, this time to see how margarine is prepared. We visited their olive oil factory a few weeks ago and although I am a vivid fan of olive oil, I also use margarine as well, whenever necessary.  Butter may taste better […]

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Continue reading about The perfect Marbled Chocolate-Bergamot-Almond Cake

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 30th, 2010

It is pomegranate season again and when I saw some lovely pomegranates a few weeks ago at the farmers” market,  I couldn’t resist buying some.  Actually when I bought them, I just bought them to eat them as a fruit or to use them in salads.  However, it was the period when I was still […]

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Continue reading about How to make Easy Pomegranate Syrup (Grenadine) and Pomegranate Molasses

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 25th, 2010

Here I am.   I made it to the second challenge of Project Food Blog.  Wow, that’s really an achievement taking into consideration that almost 2000 food bloggers have now been eliminated down to 400. I am now posting from Cyprus but as I don’t have an internet access at home, I won’t be able to […]

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Continue reading about Project Food Blog: Challenge #2 – How to make Paneer

Ivy on Ιουνίου 26th, 2010

Here are a few things I made with the pickled cherries. Actually, this was not a four course meal but each recipe was made on a different day but  I just realized that I made an appetizer, a salad, a main course and a mezes/dessert okay it’s not actually a dessert but can be turned […]

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Continue reading about A four course Meal using Pickled Cherries

Ivy on Απριλίου 18th, 2010

I’ve already spoken about syglino or pasto which is cured pork meat which is smoked.  However, after the meat is cured and smoked it has to be cooked and preserved in olive oil.  This is an old method which they used when there were no refrigerators but it is still used as it adds flavour […]

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Continue reading about Syglino (Pasto) Lakonias (Smoked Pork) and an Omelette

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