Kopiaste.. Flavours Of Cyprus

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 29th, 2012

My Cookbook Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste, has finally been translated into Greek and published on Smashwords. The Greek title of my cookbook is «Kopiaste stin Kouzina mou», which means Welcome to my Kitchen. If you can read Greek or have Greek friends who would like to win it, please leave your comment on […]

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Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 25th, 2011

People from around the world have come to love spanakopita which is usually made using store bought phyllo which is filled with spinach, green onions, dill and feta.     At this point I can imagine a few of you saying ahhhhh!!!   as this is usually the kind of spanakopita one can eat in Greek […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 16th, 2010

Kifylla is a sweet bread, filled with raisins and glazed with sugar on top and it used to be sold in Cyprus in the central streets, in wheeled carts. Kifylla is one of the recipes included in the cookbook and in the pdf I had uploaded on Createspace for the members to take a look inside.    […]

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Continue reading about Kifylla: Voting for the winner of Cooking from Kopiaste Cookbook

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 15th, 2010

I’ve been really busy the past days since the book has been published as there are so many things to do for the promotion of the book,  answering e-mails, trying to catch up with your posts, baking and cooking. I have found out today when I got my first sales report, that the book has […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 11th, 2010

The first dusting of snow arrived this morning and it’s windy and  cold outside.  The temperature suddenly dropped from 22 degrees C yesterday to 4 degrees C today.  I hope that this will not last for long as I  don’t like cold weather. Yesterday we went to Nafplion.    You can see a video I took […]

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Continue reading about Two Giveaways of Kopiaste Cookbook and more to follow

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 9th, 2010

The proof finally arrived today, just before 2 p.m. and I bet everyone in the neighbourhood heard me yelling from excitement and joy.   I wanted to kiss the courier and literally ripped open the package and quickly went through it to see that everything was in order.   There was a lot of emotion, hugging and […]

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Continue reading about My cookbook is now on sale on Createspace

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 7th, 2010

This event was about to take place a couple of weeks ago and while I was preparing a post, I got an e-mail from my publishers that there would be a small delay due to a technical problem. I am not going to get into how I felt and my frustration at the time, as […]

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Continue reading about Cooking from Kopiaste cookbook – A Cookbook Giveaway Event

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 16th, 2010

I finally made it and finished my first cookbook! I submitted the pdf last night and keep my fingers crossed that there will be no technical glitches. If everything is in order then hopefully it will be ready for sale sometime in December.  I shall keep you posted. After almost one year of hard work, […]

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Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 5th, 2010

Before giving you the recipe for this salad which I made last month, I would like to thank all of you who voted for me in the first and second challenges of Project Food Blog, of Foodbuzz.   I did not advance to the third challenge but I wish to congratulate all my friends who did […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 30th, 2010

Today is a special day as it is the 50th Anniversary of the Cyprus Republic.  You will find a short history on Cyprus at the end of the post. Kolokythoanthoi or Ath(th)i, as they are called in Cyprus, pronounced with a thick «th», are the blossoms of the courgettes (zucchini).   The zucchini blossom flowers […]

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