Mint Cinnamon & Blossom Water Flavours Of Cyprus Kopiaste!

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 25th, 2013

Kourabiedes are shortcrust cookies which are coated with icing sugar. A very significant factor to have tasty kourabiedes lies mainly on the quality of butter used. Ewe’s milk butter or a mixture of ewe’s and goat milk butter is used but if you can’t find any, you can substitute it with regular butter, although the […]

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Amazon.com has announced a new promotion tool this past week called the Kindle Countdown Deals. It gives the authors the opportunity to promote their books but also a big bargain for people to buy books at very low prices. I have enrolled in this program which starts as from today in the United States and […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 11th, 2013

  Mothers Day Poem A girl writes a tribute to her Mom in honor of Mother’s Day. Mom © Victoria A. Ledet Mom, you are the centerpiece of my life. The light in my sun. I can’t thank you enough for all you have done. You make me smile when I am sad. You are […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 18th, 2012

  Every year the economic situation is getting worse , especially here in Greece.  We are still grateful to have food on our plates but things are expected to get worse during the new year, as more austerity measures have already been announced. Every year I put a list of holiday food for my readers […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 15th, 2012

To kick off the festive season and to compensate you for not blogging and visiting your blogs, today I have two giveaways. The first one is a crafty giveaway for all of you who love creating scrapbooks.  When Liz from My Memories Scrapbook Software contacted me to try out their program, almost two months ago, I was really […]

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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 Μαΐου 23rd, 2012

I love hoummous and when I boil chickpeas I always cook more and keep some in the deep freezer, to use it whenever we are craving some.  The other day when I was looking in the deep freezer for the chickpeas to prepare some mezedes, I also saw that I had some leftover roasted butternut […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 4th, 2012

I know that I said that I will be on hiatus for a short while and I will still continue for a short while but whenever I can, I want to post a few recipes which are suitable for Easter Lent. This recipe is based on a traditional Cypriot Olive Bread.  I have made a […]

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Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 1st, 2012

We returned from Sparta last night and I wish to thank all of you for your sympathy and kind words. Apart from the economic crisis even the weather is conspiring against us this year.  A big Siberian Freeze is hitting Europe the past week with snowfall all over the country, even here in Athens.  We […]

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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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