Strawberries

Ivy on Μαΐου 1st, 2013

I was craving something sweet today but was really busy after coming back  from the farmers” market and shopping.  I had already bought these beautiful strawberries and since I had a bar of chocolate, I prepared this delectable, but so simple, dessert in no time. It took 5 minutes to melt the chocolate and 10 […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 11th, 2012

Today is my daughter’s 20th birthday.  Happy Birthday Elia!!! A few weeks back she told me she saw some cute pink hearts in a chocolaterie, which is not very far away from my house.  One day when I was passing from there I bought some for her, as well as bitter chocolate to have it […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 12th, 2011

A few days ago I visited my friend Marianna at her house and ate this wonderful Orange Cake.  Marianna told me that she had eaten this cake somewhere else and she asked for the recipe.  They gave her the recipe but the recipe had three whole oranges, including the peels, olive oil, sugar,  eggs, I […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 11th, 2011

Have you ever considered making your own liqueurs? It’s very easy to make and like anything else homemade it tastes fantastic. Apart from making jams and spoon sweets with fruit, the other thing I love making is liqueurs. The method may vary depending on what fruit you are using but the general idea is to […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 5th, 2011

Did I ever mention how much I love desiccated coconut?  Well, I do and when I went to an Asian store a couple of months back, I bought a large packet, which was much cheaper than the ones we get in supermarkets, so I have been using it in a lot of my recipes, which […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 12th, 2011

I feel that salads are very neglected here in my blog, not that we do not eat salads but as I do not post as often as I would like, I focus more on other recipes.  The most common salad we eat nearly every day is of course the simplest form of Greek Salad, which […]

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Eating healthily according to the Mediterranean Diet, does not mean depriving yourself of all treats! If you want to eat a dessert every now and then, just be smart about what you eat.  All the ingredients I used to make this cream is low fat.  I used low fat cream, low fat Greek yoghurt and […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 4th, 2010

The strawberry season is almost ending and now you can get them quite cheap.   If you like having strawberries, year round (not that they’ll last so long) you can preserve them.   Imagine eating your ice cream with strawberries and strawberry syrup in August, or making strawberry panna cotta in winter.  The leftover syrup is a […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 14th, 2010

After Easter I’ve started watching my weight again and have been going to the gym everyday.  A few days ago when we went to the supermarket I found myself putting some low fat products in the cart, such as Dirollo cream cheese with 3% fat, which is similar to Philadelphia, myzithra also called anthotyro or […]

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Ivy on Απριλίου 4th, 2010

«Christos Anesti!» This is the wish exchanged by all orthodox to spread the word that Christ has risen. «Alithos Anesti!» The reply comes from the others to confirm that it is true that Christ has risen. It’s still very early in the morning and the family is still asleep.  I Just wanted to make a […]

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