Italian

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 19th, 2009

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  I have participated at this event last year as well and I shall continue to support it because every woman must be aware of this silent killer. Michelle ofBleeding Espressoand Sara of Ms Adventures in Italy are sponsoring an O Foods Contest.  Please see below for the details.  Please […]

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Continue reading about Mint PestO for Ovarian Cancer

Ivy on Ιουλίου 28th, 2009

One week left before leaving on vacations.  I can’t wait to get out of Athens and the only thing that is bothering me is that now that I am finally loosing some weight, my nutritional balance will be distorted.  Although it’s hard to maintain a diet when you are on vacation, I am determined not […]

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Continue reading about Shrimp Risotto two ways

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 4th, 2008

Yesterday I didn’t know what to prepare for lunch and remembered that I had some lasagna in my pantry which were there for quite a long time. I had some vegetables, bell peppers and mushrooms and some spring onions, carrots, parsley and eggplants from last week’s visit to the farmers” market, which needed to be […]

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Continue reading about Greek Style Lasagne with Anthotyro

Ivy on Ιουλίου 10th, 2008

On Tuesday I went to the farmers’ market and could not resist buying purslane. It’s not that I am a fan of this vegetable as I remember being indifferent when eating it in salads when I was young. This is why I never bought it before but reading about it’s properties in the History of […]

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Continue reading about Greek Style Purslane Pesto

Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 6th, 2008

This is a recipe I have tried from another friend from Group recipes. My friend is of Italian origin but lives in the U.S.A. and is in the catering business. I asked Crystal if she knew anything about this recipe, which used to be her grandmother’s, but unfortunately her late nonna, did not leave any […]

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Continue reading about Avignon Tomato and Eggplant casserole


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