Tarts And Pies

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 1st, 2010

1st February today and «Kalo Mina» as we Greeks wish each other at the beginning of each month, which is a wish to have a great month. I have been asked by Sierra Rose to review her cookbook, «Mom’s Favorite Recipes» which is a collection of classic American recipes, like Chocolate Chip  Cookies, Southern Style […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 8th, 2009

Kaltsounia or Kalitsounia, is probably the most known Cretan recipe.   Remember my post on Calzone where I mentioned the connection of the two names? Kaltsounia can be either with a sweet or savory filling and the pastry shell differs in each case.  Savory Kaltsounia use a pastry phyllo in which they add raki and for […]

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Continue reading about Limoncello Kaltsounia or Lychnarakia, another twist

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 7th, 2009

I found this recipe here on The Food Network.com with extremely high ratings and since I have been seeing a lot of Tyler Florence recipes in the blogoshpere, I had to see for myself what this was all about. I must say I was not disappointed, although the caramel made the pie extra sweet, too […]

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Continue reading about The ultimate Caramel Apple Pie

Ivy on Ιουνίου 30th, 2009

Now that it’s summer and very hot, it’s hard to stay at home, so I have been away during the weekend and we came back last evening.  I’ve had too many other things to do, so I haven’t had time to visit friends but hope to do this soon. After the Beef and Pork Galette, […]

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Continue reading about Tyropita me Maratho and Halloumi Watermelon Salad

Ivy on Ιουνίου 24th, 2009

Thank you to all of you who’ve written to me over the past few days, either at the blog, facebook or by private e-mail, to express your sympathy and kind thoughts. I am really grateful to have such good friends which I met through the internet. Life, however, does go and time is the best […]

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Continue reading about Beef or Pork Galette?

Ivy on Ιουνίου 21st, 2009

Horiatiko phyllo which is the Greek equivalent to Provençal Pastry is one of many types of phyllo used in Greek cuisine to make pastry.  Horiatiko is a thicker phyllo than the usual one which is used to make «pittes» or pies.   It is very easy to make on your own but in Greece you can […]

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Continue reading about How to make… Horiatiko Phyllo (Provençal Pastry)

Ivy on Ιουνίου 9th, 2009

As I said in my previous post I will be having guests for the next two weeks and whenever time allows, I shall try and visit a few friends each day.  I usually get up early in the morning when everybody else is fast asleep so that’s the time I will be probably visiting and […]

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Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 25th, 2008

Whenever I go to the farmers’ market I never plan what to buy.I know, of course, what the basic things I need are but there are things which I buy depending on the price, which are not in my plans.This week for instance I bought some pomegranate, quince, pumpkin, apples, bananas and grapes. (The bananas […]

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Continue reading about Autumn Fruit Crumble: Pumpkin, Apples and Quince.

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 18th, 2008

    Taste and Create is a monthly event hosted by Nicole of For the Love of Food, in which we are called to participate and then are randomly paired with another blog writer. We then have to look around our pair’s blog, find a recipe we like, create it and then blog about it. […]

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