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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 29th, 2007

  “Gemista” means stuffed vegetables.   This is one of the most popular Greek vegetarian summer dishes.  They are one of my favourite dishes, as it is a combination of so many tastes and aromas.  Vegetables, oil, rice, potatoes, parsley and mint are mingled in our palate and all the seet juice from the fresh, ripe […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 24th, 2007

Tahinopita is a Cypriot Lenten Pie and I stress the word Cypriot Tahinopita because I searched the web for information about tahinopita and could not find this recipe anywhere.The only thing I found was a cake made with tahini and 90% of the recipes found were exactly the same (copy – paste) from someone who […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

In the Greek language there is only one word for pumpkins, squash or courgettes (zucchini) and the word is «kolokythi or kolokytha».   Kolokotes, therefore are traditional Cypriot pastries, similar to calzone, empanadas, boureki or pies as we call them, made with squash and are neither sweat or salty.   They are vegan and perfect for […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

If you are using fresh vine leaves wash and then put them in a sauce pan with plenty of water and boil for 5 minutes.   If you are using frozen ones, follow the same procedure without defrosting them and then remove cling film. Cool them in cold water and strain them. Place one of […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

This is one of the easiest cakes to make as you just mix all the ingredients together.  It does not contain any eggs or milk which makes it perfect for those fasting as well as for those having cholesterol. Vegan Chocolate Cake Preparation time: 15 minutes Baking time: about 1 hour Ingredients 3 cups of […]

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