Pesto

Today is our wedding anniversary but on this day we also celebrate the Liberation of Athens from the Nazis (12 October, 1944). Now, the EU and especially the Germans are back with a second occupation, this time economic and are quickly leading the Greek people to poverty by imposing austere measures which are beyond any […]

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Continue reading about Lime, Dill and Garlic Crusted Salmon with Orange-Garlic Honey Sautéed Spinach

Ivy on Μαΐου 30th, 2011

Remember the Scarlet Pesto I posted  about a year ago?   Well this recipe is from then and it is also included in my list of  recipes which I added on New Year’s day, in order to remind myself that I should post these recipes. Chicken Kiev is a popular dish of boneless chicken breast […]

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Continue reading about Chicken Kiev with Piperies Florinis (Red Florina Peppers)

Ivy on Μαΐου 12th, 2011

  The weather is very stubborn this year and the Spring weather seems like a shy girl, who doesn’t want to come out from her shell and is hiding away and is grumpy and bad tempered. The beaches are empty, it is windy and the temperatures are below normal for this time of the year.  […]

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Continue reading about Spaghetti with Wild Agrelia (Asparagus) Pesto

Ivy on Μαΐου 27th, 2010

Did I hear anyone saying that healthy food is bland and boring? Well, I hope to change your mind with this recipe of mine. When I went to the farmers’ market last week, I got some courgettes and was thinking of boiling them with carrots for a healthy salad.  As I usually buy lots of […]

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Continue reading about Mediterranean Vegetable Millefeuilles with Pesto

Ivy on Μαρτίου 22nd, 2010

Perch recipes are a big hit with my family especially the children and instead of frying the fish, I made this recipe wanting something tasty and healthy.   This recipe is very simple to make and is ready in no time and I am sure everyone will definitely love it. The fish is usually thicker on […]

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Continue reading about Perka Rolo (Perch Roulade)

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 19th, 2009

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  I have participated at this event last year as well and I shall continue to support it because every woman must be aware of this silent killer. Michelle ofBleeding Espressoand Sara of Ms Adventures in Italy are sponsoring an O Foods Contest.  Please see below for the details.  Please […]

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Continue reading about Mint PestO for Ovarian Cancer

I am sorry I haven’t been around lately as I’ve had this flu the past few days which kept me in bed.  Today  I am feeling a bit better but still I will make a quick post and head back to bed again. I prepared this dish a couple of weeks ago and this is […]

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Continue reading about Lavraki, stamnaggathi, Roasted Potatoes and Greek style Oregano Pesto

Ivy on Μαΐου 21st, 2008

Remember when I made that awesome Salad with rocket and fresh kardamon (watercress) (Nasturtium officinale) a few weeks back? Well after making a couple more salads everyday, there was still some kardamon and rocket left. Although I loved the salads I didn’t want to eat any more so I decided to make a pesto with what was […]

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Continue reading about Kardamon (Watercress) and Rocket Pesto

Ivy on Απριλίου 5th, 2008

This pasta dish is very versatile so you can easily improvise with the ingredients you have at hand.  You can use mushrooms, broccoli, artichokes, courgettes, eggplants etc.   During fasting time (or for vegans) of course I don’t add the chicken and I don’t use cheese in the pesto and it is fantastic. Serve with feta! […]

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Continue reading about Spaghetti with Chicken and Pesto

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