Sour Cherries

Ivy on November 21st, 2012

Dear friends and readers of my blog, I wish to apologize for not posting as often as I would like.   I also wish to apologize to my blogger friends whom I have not visited for a long time.  Life is very difficult after the economic crisis and we hardly make it on our pensions.  Since […]


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Ivy on July 1st, 2012

My daughter Elia, who is 20 years old, rarely cooks.  Her specialty is mostly pasta dishes, which she loves and resorts to making some for herself whenever I cook something she doesn’t like.   She is still in that phase of life where she hates mostly everything.  She always complains of too much onion, too much parsley, […]


Continue reading about Agriovyssino (Wild Sour Cherries) Cheesecake

Ivy on June 1st, 2009

Cheesecake is probably one of my best favourite desserts and although I’ve made a lot over the past years I have only two cheesecakes published on my blog. Some time back I lost a lot of my photos and among them were a few cheesecakes I had waiting to be posted.  But even after that […]


Continue reading about Sour Cherries and Double Chocolate Cheesecake

Ivy on November 19th, 2007

Sour cherries (Prunus cerasus), is a species of Prunus in the subgenus Cerasus (cherries), native to much of Europe and southwest Asia. It is closely related to the wild cherry (P. avium), but has a fruit that is more acidic and so is useful primarily for cooking.   Wild cherries have been documented by  the Greeks as early as […]


Continue reading about Glyko Vyssino (Sour Cherries) and Vyssinada drink

Ivy on November 6th, 2007

Today is my son’s birthday.   Happy Birthday Georg!! Sponge Cake:   Basic Sponge Cake Sour Cherries, for decoration Pastry Cream (Patisserie) Preparation time: 15′ Ingredients: 4 cups of fresh milk 4 heaped spoonfuls of flour and corn flour (can adjust according to your taste as follows 2 flour -2 corn flour, or 3 corn flour […]


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