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Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 28th, 2012

  If you would like to make something different for Thanksgiving, you should try this Greek Kolokythopita (Pumpkin or Butternut Squash Pie).  It may be different from what you are used to but it’s so delicious you will love it.  Pumpkin is not as easy to find in Greece as butternut squash, so you can use […]

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Continue reading about Sweet Kolokythopita (Greek Butternut Squash Pie)

Ivy on Ιουλίου 8th, 2012
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Continue reading about Greek Fava and Bulgur Pie or Fava Fritters and Lemon Minted Yoghurt

Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 22nd, 2012

  Patsavouropita is a traditional Greek Tyropita (cheese pie) but before giving the recipe let me explain what it means  because I know it’s all Greek to you. Patsavoura means something which is not neatly stacked in an orderly way and also a rug used to mop up dirt and metaphorically it is a demeanor […]

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Continue reading about Patsavouropita (the easiest Greek Tyropita – Cheese Pie)

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 26th, 2010

I made this recipe last year but did not have time to post it.  If you have leftover turkey meat from your roasted turkey, cut it into very small pieces and use it instead of minced meat. I have a lot of recipes I have not managed to publish and I hope that this week […]

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Continue reading about Turkey Pie Roulade

One of my favourite ingredients is mushrooms but making a mushroom pie was out of the question as two out of five members of my family hate mushrooms. My son George also loves mushrooms as much as I do and has been asking me for quite a long time to make a mushroom pie.  When […]

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Continue reading about Manitaropita me Prassa (Homemade Greek Mushroom Pie with Leeks)

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 9th, 2009

This month’s Tried & Tested is featuring Kevin of Closet Cooking. This event was an original idea by Zlamushka of Spicy Kitchen. Each month a blogger is featured and we have to choose one of his/her recipes and recreate it and blog about it. This month’s host, is Hema of Salt 2 Taste. Kevin makes […]

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Continue reading about Agginaropita Me Prassa (Greek Artichoke & Leek Galette)

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 28th, 2009

To all the Greek and Cypriot friends and readers of my blog «Chronia Polla» for today’s National Holiday, Ochi Day. I have been seeing so many pumpkin recipes popping up everywhere in the blogosphere and with Halloween coming up soon I thought to share these recipes with you in case you wish to make something […]

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Continue reading about Kolokythopita me Myzithra (Savory Pumpkin Pie)

Ivy on Ιουνίου 30th, 2009

Now that it’s summer and very hot, it’s hard to stay at home, so I have been away during the weekend and we came back last evening.  I’ve had too many other things to do, so I haven’t had time to visit friends but hope to do this soon. After the Beef and Pork Galette, […]

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Continue reading about Tyropita me Maratho and Halloumi Watermelon Salad

Ivy on Ιουνίου 24th, 2009

Thank you to all of you who’ve written to me over the past few days, either at the blog, facebook or by private e-mail, to express your sympathy and kind thoughts. I am really grateful to have such good friends which I met through the internet. Life, however, does go and time is the best […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 21st, 2009

Horiatiko phyllo which is the Greek equivalent to Provençal Pastry is one of many types of phyllo used in Greek cuisine to make pastry.  Horiatiko is a thicker phyllo than the usual one which is used to make «pittes» or pies.   It is very easy to make on your own but in Greece you can […]

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Continue reading about How to make… Horiatiko Phyllo (Provençal Pastry)


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