Soups

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 6th, 2008

I call this soup clean up your fridge soup, as you can use any or all vegetables in the recipe. The vegan soup is called Hortosoupa and you make it the same way as for the meat soup, without the meat.  The vegetables are cut into small pieces and when they are cooked, to make […]

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Ivy on Ιουλίου 8th, 2008

Cypriot cuisine has been influenced through the centuries by the many conquerors.   The most important influence though, came by the ancient Greeks. Since ancient Greeks came to the island, until nowadays, Greek language and Greek civilization and culture are dominant on the island. Most of the Cypriot recipes are similar to the Greek ones […]

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Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 16th, 2008

What better than a nice hot soup on a cold day like today? When Lisa from Lisa’s Kitchen and Holler from Tinned Tomatoes asked us to prepare a Vegetarian soup, to be frank I did not have a recipe. The only vegetarian soups I make are houmous chickpea soup and lentils soup and that I […]

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Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 19th, 2008

Giouvarlakia are meatballs with rice in a lemony avgolemono sauce. You can use ground veal or beef, pork, or a mixture of veal or beef and pork together or chicken or turkey mince, for a healthier soup. When the meatballs are cooked,  then make «avgolemono» which is an egg-lemon sauce and turn it into a […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 14th, 2007

“Avgolemono” is a traditional Greek chicken rice soup but in short we always refer to it as “Avgolemono”. A whole chicken is usually boiled to accompany the soup but also to take the broth and cook the rice in it. It is then thickened to a creamy consistency by the addition of avgolemono sauce (literally […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 15th, 2007

Hoummous or hummus, there are almost as many ways of spelling this as there are recipes for it. This soup is inspired by the Middle Eastern dip with the same name.   The ingredients are the same only more water is added to turn it into a soup.  It can be a  filling lunch, when […]

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