Sausages

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 18th, 2013

Instead of making risotto using arborio rice (or Carolina rice which we use in Greece), I used kritharaki (orzo) which is a tiny pasta, which looks like rice.  In order to make this recipe you need some roasted butternut squash, which adds a sweetness to the pasta and of course Greek feta, which will balance […]

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  Last Thursday was Tsiknopempti, which literally translates as stinky Thursday.  Stinky in a good sense, referring to the smell (tsikna) of the smoke coming , from the charred meat, which fills the atmosphere from everywhere on that day, as it is a tradition to grill or fry meet.  Pempti means fifth as it is […]

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Continue reading about Easy Spetzofai (Spicy Mezes with Sausages) and other recipes with My Spicy Sauce

Soon after Easter I started watching my diet again but reading blogs all the day, there are some times I am really tempted to make some of the recipes I see. Being on diet doesn’t mean that you can’t eat a dessert once in a while or a snack.  Instead of eating anything else in […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 25th, 2009

Summer Vacation Parti V : Mystras” Panigyri and Parori Mystras or Myzithras (Greek: Μυστράς, Μυζηθράς) meaning cheese-maker probably because they made the Greek cheese myzithra there.Mystras, which is situated on a steep foothill on the northern slopes of Mount  Taygetus, 6 kilometres northwest of Sparta, was a fortified town in the medieval Peloponnese. In the […]

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Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 4th, 2009

Whenever I go to the supermarket with my husband and I see something that I remember reading in a recipe and I would like to try it, I always add to the cart and worry later how to cook it. This happened when I bought some red kidney beans. In Greece we usually eat the […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 19th, 2008

Years ago, before refrigerators were invented or even before electricity, can you imagine how people lived? We stuff our refrigerators with lots of products and whenever we feel like cooking we just thaw something and cook it. Back then people had hens and turkeys, rabbits and other domestic animals in their yards, which they would […]

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Continue reading about Spartiatika Loukanika (Spartan Sausages)

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 14th, 2008

Bombari is a Cypriot traditional recipe which resembles like sausage but it is actually a cooked meal. My mother used to make this and we loved it.   Although I did not have a recipe for this, however, I could remember the way she used to make it and I tried to recreate it. I […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 25th, 2008

The name of this dish is named after Mount Athos, which in Greek is Aghion Oros.I don’t know if the monks in Agion Oros prepare this dish but it is a very good mezes. Before going to Thessaloniki I asked Peter “The Macedonian Kalofagas” if he knew any good restaurants we could visit and he […]

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