Pasta

Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 11th, 2009

Kokkino in Greece means red and kokkinisto is the way the food is cooked in a tomato sauce and becomes reddened.   This is a traditional dish and can be made with lamb, chicken, rooster or game.  Red or white wine may be added and spices vary depending on what you prefer but mostly cinnamon, cloves […]

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Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 6th, 2009

I have never made giant pasta shells before but seeing a few posts in the past I knew these would be great so when I saw them at the supermarket I could imagine all the fillings I would try them out with.  I was debating what to make.  Would it be  stuffed with meat or […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 12th, 2008

I had not planned what to cook today and was not really in a mood of cooking anything complicated.  I had thawed some chicken breasts from the evening and by the time I finished this morning’s post it was almost noon.    I decided to make a pasta dish and improvised with what I had in […]

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Continue reading about Tagliatelle with chicken and veggies

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 17th, 2008

Unfortunately all good things end soon and this was the last day of our trip. As a Foodie I could not resist going into a Supermarket, which was next door to the hotel. I had visited it the very first day of our visit and spotted a few things I wanted to bring along. So […]

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Continue reading about Surprise! Day Four

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 15th, 2008

Sunday morning was cloudy and rainy but that did not discourage us at all. Our son called us in the morning to see if we still wanted to go out in the rain. We had planned to visit Les Jardains Botaniques (Botanical Gardens) and Le Chateau des Penthes and we did not intend to stay […]

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Continue reading about Geneva – Day Two and Kokoras Krassatos

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 9th, 2008

I am making a very short and easy post just to tell you that I had a nasty cold all this week that’s why I haven’t been around posting or visiting your blogs. I attempted a couple of times to read your posts and leave a message but after reading a couple of posts my […]

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Continue reading about Moscharaki Giouvetsi (Veal with Orzo)

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 23rd, 2008

It’s been a while now that I wanted to sign up in the Adopt a Blogger program. I had seen some of my friends blogging about their adopting a new blogger but at the time I had found my way around the blogging world. It wasn’t easy at the beginning but I managed by myself, […]

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Continue reading about Adopt a Blogger and Fettucine with chicken

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 16th, 2008

Pasta is one of our family’s favourite dishes and and when I have lots of work to do I always resort to a pasta dish.   I put this dish together using ingredients I had at home.  If you have cleaned the kalamari in advance or if you use frozen kalamari this dish does not take […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 4th, 2008

Yesterday I didn’t know what to prepare for lunch and remembered that I had some lasagna in my pantry which were there for quite a long time. I had some vegetables, bell peppers and mushrooms and some spring onions, carrots, parsley and eggplants from last week’s visit to the farmers” market, which needed to be […]

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Continue reading about Greek Style Lasagne with Anthotyro

Ivy on Αυγούστου 12th, 2008

I have lots of recipes I have gathered during all these months and for which I did not have the time to write about them. So instead of writing a lot of things I thought that it would be the time to write some of these recipes and have them in autopost for the period […]

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Continue reading about Kotopoulo me Hilopites (Chicken with Pasta)


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