Ivy on February 19th, 2015

As I said in my previous post, the second week of the carnival is called “Tyrini” (from the word cheese), where only dairy products are allowed to be eaten.  However, most people continue to eat meat and only on Sunday, the last day of Tyrini, the tradition is followed by almost everybody. So, if you want to […]


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Ivy on April 8th, 2009

I was not going to post this recipe today  but some time after Easter, as I wanted to focus on strictly Lenten recipes.   Those who read my blog regularly know that I have been fasting since Clean Monday that is since 2nd March and I have been posting only nistisima, which are vegetarian and vegan […]


Continue reading about Garides Saganaki me Masticha (shrimp saganaki)

Ivy on November 3rd, 2008

Saganaki is a pan seared cheese, one of the best Greek mezedes (plural or mezes).   For my readers who are new to this blog, mezes is an appetizer served with wine, ouzo or tsikoudia. There is a lot of false information given on the internet and if your read about saganaki in Wikipedia, you will read […]


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