Rice

Ivy on Αυγούστου 23rd, 2012

The time has finally come and we shall be moving during the weekend.  The bad news is that  we will be without a land line telephone and consequently no internet for a long time.  We applied to the telephone company and although the nearest house with telephone is only 50 metres away, we are required […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 10th, 2011

If you have leftover rice and don’t know what to do with it, here is a quick and easy solution which can be served as a side dish.    If you don’t want to eat rice the next day again, you can deep freeze it and use it whenever you like.  I served this side dish […]

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Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 4th, 2010

Chronia Polla – Happy 2010!!  I hope you all had a wonderful time.   Unlike Christmas day, we had a wonderful time during these holidays.  The weather here in Greece was fantastic and more like Spring (I heard on the weather forecast that it was the hottest New Year day the past hundred years) so with […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2009

The history of Greek red saffron or Krokos Kozanis (Crocus Sativus Linneaus plant) dates back to prehistoric Greece. In modern Greece, it starts again in the 17th century when traders from Kozani, Macedonia, bring the red saffron back from Austria. For 300 years, Greek red saffron is systematically cultivated under the warmth of the Greek […]

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Ivy on Ιουλίου 28th, 2009

One week left before leaving on vacations.  I can’t wait to get out of Athens and the only thing that is bothering me is that now that I am finally loosing some weight, my nutritional balance will be distorted.  Although it’s hard to maintain a diet when you are on vacation, I am determined not […]

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Continue reading about Shrimp Risotto two ways

Ivy on Ιουλίου 21st, 2009

I have been watching my diet for some time now, so I try and cook lighter but without counting calories.  Mostly I cook some grilled meat with a salad, or legumes and ladera but keeping the oil to the minimum. On Thursday I was cooking marinated pork chops and I wanted to make a side […]

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Continue reading about Marinated Pork Chops & Mushrooms and SpringOnions Rice Salad

  Kalamaria is a very popular dish in Greece and Cyprus, especially during Lent when seafood is allowed to be eaten.  Although we can eat all sorts of delicious food during Lent I find it difficult to cook dried legumes or just vegetables on Sundays as Ι have always connected  Sunday cooking with meat dishes. […]

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Continue reading about Kalamaria or Thrapsala Tiganita or Gemista (Fried or Stuffed Kalamari)

Ivy on Μαρτίου 26th, 2009

Kremmydia Gemista, which means stuffed onions is a recipe my mother would often make.   She would make the same filling  as for koupepia, with or without the minced meat, depending on the occasion. The filling I have made is not how my mother used to make but I used different other vegetables combined with rice. […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 9th, 2009

This is a recipe I have prepared a few weeks ago.  Although I was planning to cook something vegetarian for Joan’s event A Culinary Tour around the world, unfortunately I did not manage to cook something, for personal reasons. BloggerAid is also inviting its members to join Earth Hour 2009. With only a few days […]

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Ivy on Αυγούστου 14th, 2008

We’re back from our short get away. I want to thank you for leaving your lovely comments and have read all of them but need some time to reply and to visit you all. Hope to do this during the weekend. This year we decided not to visit any island but went by car to […]

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