Ivy on October 24th, 2014

You may be wondering what petimezi (epsima in Cyprus) and charoupomelo (teratsomelo in Cyprus) are.   Petimezi or epsima is grape juice, cooked until a thick syrup is produced.  It’s a product produced for millenia and you may already know it as grape syrup or grape molasses.   These two Greek traditional products were used in […]


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Ivy on September 22nd, 2013

I made this “Milopita” (apple pie) last week.  I managed to take a couple of photos when I reversed it from the baking tin just in time to catch the last light and was expecting to take more photos the following day. The next morning I had a planned appointment with a dentist who was […]


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Ivy on May 1st, 2013

I was craving something sweet today but was really busy after coming back  from the farmers’ market and shopping.  I had already bought these beautiful strawberries and since I had a bar of chocolate, I prepared this delectable, but so simple, dessert in no time. It took 5 minutes to melt the chocolate and 10 […]


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Hello from Athens again. I’ve been trying to write a blog post when I was in Assini for over a week unsuccessfully and I haven’t been visiting my friends’ blogs for quite a long time.  Please forgive me but there are a lot of distractions in the countryside.  You can read a post on our […]


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Ivy on August 23rd, 2008

Must (in Greek moustos and in Latin vinum mustum, meaning “young wine”) is freshly pressed grape juice. Moustalevria in Greek,  from “moustos” = grape must and “alevri” = flour , or Palouzes in the Cypriot dialect, is a pudding made with these two basic ingredients.  It is usually flavoured with arbaroriza (kiouli) = scented geranium, vanilla or mastiha […]


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