Tarts

Ivy on Ιουλίου 3rd, 2013

Don’t be fooled by the picture.  This is not a Pizza.  I call it a tart and I baked it in a tart pan but it’s neither a tart.  It’s more like an open faced pie, which we call «plastos». This tart was not in the menu yesterday.  Actually, I was planning to make Fakes […]

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Continue reading about Sausage and Onion Tart with easy Corn Meal Crust

With Christmas just two weeks away, I would like to thanks my readers with a giveaway of each volume of my e-cookbooks. If you do not win and still want to buy it, the books are available on all Amazon stores: Volume 1 includes  over 100 of the best Greek-Cypriot  savory dishes, mezedes, side dishes and […]

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Continue reading about Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart and How to Roast Pumpkin and a Giveaway of my e-books

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 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 10th, 2008

Most of the times I never plan ahead what to make and when I’m in the mood of making something, I look into my pantry and get ideas what I can make with ingredients I already have at hand. I made this tart more than a month ago. I prepared a tart shell which I […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 14th, 2008

After making my first tart recipe with peaches I read more recipes about making tarts and since this one worked fine for me I decided to post the tart shell separately as I will be using it a lot in the future. Basic Tart Shell or Pâte Brisée Makes two – 9 inch (23 cm) […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 6th, 2008

Sometimes when I go to the farmers” market I get carried away and buy more things that we can eat and this is why I wanted to make a tart, as I had a lot of peaches and grapes to use. Would you believe that this is the first time I am making a tart? […]

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