Sauces

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 19th, 2009

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  I have participated at this event last year as well and I shall continue to support it because every woman must be aware of this silent killer. Michelle ofBleeding Espressoand Sara of Ms Adventures in Italy are sponsoring an O Foods Contest.  Please see below for the details.  Please […]

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Ivy on Ιουλίου 24th, 2009

  Eating healthy or being on a diet does not necessarily mean that you should eat boring food.  I have been watching my diet and loosing weight just by eating a little bit healthier.    Maybe I have not lost many kilos but I am satisfied loosing 2 kilos a month, without being hungry. I […]

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Continue reading about Mpiftekia (Greek Feta Burgers) with Vlita and Garlicky Cucumber Salad

Ivy on Ιουνίου 9th, 2009

We left quite unexpectedly for a long weekend and went to a nearby island.  It was a decision we took on Friday afternoon and we left early on Saturday morning and came back yesterday.  We are having really high temperatures here in Athens and until we leave on vacation in August, we shall be doing […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 4th, 2009

I know that I said last night that I would be posting all the recipes I make in a day but what was I thinking?  It’s impossible to follow this idea as If I were to post the pie I made yesterday, how could I explain how I made this new kind of phyllo, when […]

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Continue reading about Strawberry Cheesecake with Greek Yoghurt

Ivy on Μαΐου 22nd, 2009

Beef is not one of my favourite meats and I don’t cook it very often, perhaps once a month, but this is one of the recipes the whole family loves, especially my younger son.  He visited us about two weeks ago from Switzerland and during the five days he stayed I prepared all his favourite […]

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Continue reading about Pot Roast with Carrot Puree, Vegetables and Gravy

Ivy on Μαρτίου 15th, 2009

Tahini or tashi as it is called in Cyprus, is a paste made from ground sesame seeds.  It is usually very thick and if left a long time you will see that oil is gathered on top.  You do not have to worry about that you just mix it and it is just fine. To […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 10th, 2009

The Béchamel sauce was introduced to Greece at the beginning of the previous century by a Greek Chef, Nicolaos Tselementes. I believe all of you know what béchamel is but can you imagine a béchamel sauce without milk and eggs, to be rich and tasty and to be used by vegetarians and for Orthodox Lenten […]

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Continue reading about Nistisimi Béchamel (Vegan)

Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 6th, 2009

I have never made giant pasta shells before but seeing a few posts in the past I knew these would be great so when I saw them at the supermarket I could imagine all the fillings I would try them out with.  I was debating what to make.  Would it be  stuffed with meat or […]

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Continue reading about Stuffed Giant Pasta Shells

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 21st, 2008

I have been seeing some recipes with Dulce de Leche but I didn’t know what it was until recently when one of you posted a detailed post on how to make it.  That is when I understood what exactly this is and how easy it is to make it. Reading this link, I understood this […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 15th, 2008

I have been told by some friends again that I am still having problems with my site, as I also had with the previous post.   Although viewing it with Firefox I have no problem, I tried viewing my site with Internet Explorer and my post is mixed up with previous posts and code.  When I […]

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