Seafood

There have been a lot of changes in my diet the past months and I am really happy with all these changes.   We eat less meat which means that the pork we used to eat at least once a week is now limited to once a month, the beef we used to eat once a […]

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Continue reading about Seared Honey Spiced Crusted Salmon & Rocket, baby spinach and Pear Salad

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

I am sorry I haven’t been around lately as I’ve had this flu the past few days which kept me in bed.  Today  I am feeling a bit better but still I will make a quick post and head back to bed again. I prepared this dish a couple of weeks ago and this is […]

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Continue reading about Lavraki, stamnaggathi, Roasted Potatoes and Greek style Oregano Pesto

Ivy on Απριλίου 11th, 2009

First of all for all of you who are celebrating Easter tomorrow I wish you a Happy Easter and to be in good health.  We still have another week to celebrate Greek Orthodox Easter.   Yesterday,  when I visited Susan I saw that Chris, of Mele Cotte is hosting her third event to bring awareness […]

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Continue reading about Revithokeftedes me Garides and Asparagus to fight cancer

Ivy on Απριλίου 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 […]

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Continue reading about Garides Saganaki me Masticha (shrimp saganaki)

  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 Φεβρουαρίου 10th, 2009

I’m back home and I’ve detoxicated and rested from the internet and the computer for a few days.  The trip was great and got a chance to see all my relatives.  I did not take many pictures during this trip as for some unexplained reason I was not in the mood of taking any. The […]

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Continue reading about Ginger Salmon vs Spice Rubbed Salmon

Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 10th, 2009

Joan, of Foodalogue,  who is one of our Members at  BloggerAid,  is spreading the word about hunger by posting a series of posts during A Culinary Tour Around the World.    During her trips, Joan will be introducing us to some virtual friends she will be making and talking about the country and its culture. As […]

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Continue reading about Gravlaks – A Culinary tour around the world – Norway

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 16th, 2008

Pasta is one of our family’s favourite dishes and and when I have lots of work to do I always resort to a pasta dish.   I put this dish together using ingredients I had at home.  If you have cleaned the kalamari in advance or if you use frozen kalamari this dish does not take […]

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Continue reading about Linguine with kalamari

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 8th, 2008

According to the Big Bang model, the universe expanded from an extremely dense and hot state and continues to expand today. A common and useful analogy explains that space itself is expanding, carrying galaxies with it, like raisins in a rising loaf of bread. General relativistic cosmologies, however, do not actually ascribe any “physicality” to […]

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