Lemons

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 1st, 2010

1st February today and «Kalo Mina» as we Greeks wish each other at the beginning of each month, which is a wish to have a great month. I have been asked by Sierra Rose to review her cookbook, «Mom’s Favorite Recipes» which is a collection of classic American recipes, like Chocolate Chip  Cookies, Southern Style […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 20th, 2009

I made these cookies last June when my son was still living in Switzerland and came to visit us for a few days.  I made them the day before he left so that he could take some with him and share them with his room mates, but by the next day the three of them […]

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Continue reading about Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 5th, 2009

Today we had two reasons to celebrate.   It’s my son’s birthday but it was also his graduation from the University.   Although the lemon cake was made for my husband ten days ago, I didn’t have the time to prepare the post for the new cake, which is a Vanilla and Chocolate Cake, so here is […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 1st, 2009

I love the taste of lemon and I have been wanting to make lemon curd for ages.  However, butter and eggs was the reason that kept me from making it.  However, even if I have been avoiding eggs and butter as much as I can, I still want to make a few things at least […]

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Continue reading about How to make Lemon Curd and Candied Lemon Peels

Ivy on Μαΐου 19th, 2008

Hope everybody had a nice and relaxing week-end and have charged your batteries for another week’s blogging. I found some time to write about the Lemon marmalade which I made last month when I made the Lemonade. As I said then, I wanted to make a spoon sweet with the peels just like the bergamot […]

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I had lots of lemons at home left from last Tuesday when I visited the farmers’ market and I didn’t know what to do with them. I had two alternatives about the lemon juice. I would either put it into ice cubes to freeze it, to be used whenever I needed some (but I usually […]

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Continue reading about When God gives you Lemons make Lemonada (Lemon Squash) and of course Brandy Sour

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 7th, 2008

Although my husband comes from Arcadia, all his relatives live in Sparta, Lakonia. Sparta is situated on the foothills of Taygetus Mountain and is the center of an agricultural plain whose focus is the Eurotas valley. It is the local center for the processing of goods such as citrus and olives. Recently, it has invested […]

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