Omelettes

Ivy on Ιουνίου 23rd, 2013

  I recently posted a Cypriot recipe for Kaikanas, as I remember it from my mother. Yesterday, I wanted to make a quick snack for brunch, a mezedaki as we call it in Greece, and with this recipe in my mind, with a few zucchini (courgette) blossoms and some courgettes, I made this savoury kaikanas.   […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 6th, 2012

  Whenever I make the Cypriot lentils dish with rice (fakhes moudjentra) I always want to make some fried eggs, probably because it brings back memories of my childhood in Cyprus.  My children did not like lentils as well when they were kids and although now that they are grown up they do eat lentils, they also want […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 18th, 2010

I’ve already spoken about syglino or pasto which is cured pork meat which is smoked.  However, after the meat is cured and smoked it has to be cooked and preserved in olive oil.  This is an old method which they used when there were no refrigerators but it is still used as it adds flavour […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 28th, 2009

As with tyropita (cheese pie), there are many types of  spanakopita -spinach pie – in Greece, as well as a combination of both called Spanakotyropita, or when there is less spinach (or none at all)  and more greens, it is called hortopita. These kind of foods are staples in Greek cooking so every now and […]

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Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 15th, 2008

Sangeeth, of Art of Cooking Indian Food, is hosting an Event called the 101 Series. Sangeeth has named a theme and will go on to the next one, once she has 101 entries. This month’s theme is Omelette and I am contributing to Sangeeth’s event with three different recipes: Omelette No.1 Greek sausages, sun dried […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 23rd, 2007

  Omelets make a quick, easy, delicious, and healthy meal any time of the day or night. Basically, all you need is eggs, olive oil (or butter) but the more ingredients, the better! As easy as it may seem to us, for someone never making an omelet before may be intimidating, especially the part you […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 13th, 2007

Kagianas is a traditional Greek summer dish from Arcadia where poor people would eat out of the products they had at hand.  Some tomatoes from their garden and eggs from their hens.   This could have been their breakfast or main meal served with some Greek salad and lots of crusty bread.  Nowadays it is usually served […]

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