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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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 15th, 2008

Μy friend Nuria, of Spanish recipes, posted this recipe which I really liked, so a couple of days later I decided to make it. I have not changed anything to this recipe and I must say it was just as Nuria described it in her post. Best of all were the croquettes and I was […]


Continue reading about Kotopita (Chicken Pie) and Chicken Croquettes

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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Ivy on Αυγούστου 19th, 2008

I found about sumac reading various recipes but this is not a spice you can get in your neighbourhod supermarket here in Greece. Perhaps you can find it in large supermarkets or in small shops selling middle eastern products but those are not easy to find. A few weeks ago, when my son went to […]


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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 […]


Continue reading about Kotopoulo me Hilopites (Chicken with Pasta)

Ivy on Αυγούστου 7th, 2008

Today as I was looking for the vegetarian recipe of okra to link it to this recipe, I realized that I had not blogged about it. There was a time that I was writing recipes here and there but did not post the same recipe simultaneously on the blog as well.  I wrote about okra […]


Continue reading about Kotopoulo me Mpamies (Chicken and okra stew with feta)

As much as I love cooking, there are a few days that I want to cook something quick and easy and what is easier than a pasta dish? This week the temperature was around 40 degrees C in Athens, so every morning my husband and I leave early in the morning and go for swimming, […]


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Ivy on Ιουνίου 8th, 2008

Since I discovered a little shop near my house selling Asian products, I have bought some spices and try to experiment with them, as I loved their taste from the very first time. I tried to find a recipe at some of my Indian friends” blogs or other friends” blogs cooking Indian food but most […]


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Ivy on Μαΐου 1st, 2008

It’s nearly summer here in Greece and I had made up my mind to start a diet after Easter and at last I am ready for it.However, you will still be seeing food which is not diet food but I have a lot of recipes I have prepared but not wrote about and of course […]


Continue reading about Chicken Salad with Veggies

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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