Risotto

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 30th, 2012

Dear Readers and friends,  I am ending this year’s post with a Marathon post with Risottos.  This post is symbolic and as we through rice at weddings as a symbol of prosperity, I wish that the New Year will bring you and your families Happiness and prosperity to your lives. I make risottos very often […]

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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 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 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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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

Octopuses have no bones but a lot of hard muscles which have to be tenderized.  The first thing fishermen do in Greece when they catch an octopus is to keep beating it on rocks or on the shore, if there are no rocks, for about 40 – 50 times.   All the fibres break apart and […]

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