Strawberries

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 7th, 2009

Each year I have been making the same Christmas Cake year after year after year and I still love it and will be making it again some time in the future. However, I still want to experiment with new things and this year I am making a Christmas Cake based on the older recipe but […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 26th, 2009

When my son visited us early May, just a few days before he came, it was his birthday, so we surprised him with a birthday cake. The sponge cake is the one I have been baking for years and your can see step by step instructions how to make the sponge here. I made a […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 30th, 2008

  I think I am just making it in time for the LeftOverQueen’s Joust again!!! I’ve tried hard to find the three «magical» ingredients which are: lime, almonds and raspberries. I went to several big supermarkets and of course almonds are easy to find, limes were more difficult to find but eventually found some but there is […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 30th, 2008

  This is a recipe I have been making for lots of years and it is very popular in Greece. I have seen another version with balsamic vinegar, which I tried but to be frank I prefer the one with the brandy. I use the Cypriot V.S.O.P.  (very superior old pale) brandy. The V.S.O.P. brandy […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 29th, 2008

I won’t be writing a lot about this birthday cake as the basics are the same in most of my birthday cakes. I have made a Sponge Cake and then some Creme Patisserie and some Whipping Cream. Finally I have made a Strawberry Sauce and put the cake together as follows: Ingredients: 1 kilo strawberries […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 29th, 2008

Another year has added up on my shoulders but I am content. I have a wonderful family around me to share these years with. This morning I have been trying to make my birthday cake but the telephone has been ringing like mad. Relatives from Cyprus, relatives from Sparta and friends here and there to […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 23rd, 2008

Sorry I haven’t been around lately but my elder sister is visiting me from Cyprus and we have a lot of catching up to do, so I do not find time to spend on the computer. However, I wanted to communicate today with you to wish you a Happy Easter and post a very easy and quick recipe. This is perfect on ice creams, […]

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