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Ivy on March 30th, 2011

A couple of months ago on my way to some business, I was passing by a small Asian grocery shop and when I went inside I saw many things that I wanted to buy.   On my way back home I went inside again and bought  some red lentils, jasmine rice, turmeric, dessicated coconut, rice flour, […]

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Continue reading about Coconut Red Lentil Soup

Spring is officially here today as 21st March marks the beginning of this beautiful season.  We have been having good  weather the past days and the day is getting bigger.   The temperature is rising, the trees are blooming, the birds are chirping early in the morning and in the park we go walking to in […]

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Continue reading about Spring and Halvas with Chocolate, Nuts and Dried Fruit (Vegan)

Last Saturday 40 Greek Food Bloggers were invited to the Factory of Elais for a tour and familiarization regarding the production and qualities of good olive oil. Arriving there we were pleasantly surprised by the graffiti on the exterior walls which depicted scenes of olive oil production.   We passed inside the factory.. .. and […]

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Continue reading about Greek Olive Oil Tasting and Vegan Savoury Olives Cake with Olive Oil

Ivy on January 25th, 2011

People from around the world have come to love spanakopita which is usually made using store bought phyllo which is filled with spinach, green onions, dill and feta.     At this point I can imagine a few of you saying ahhhhh!!!   as this is usually the kind of spanakopita one can eat in Greek […]

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Continue reading about Vegan Black Beans Spanakopita

Today is a special day as it is the 50th Anniversary of the Cyprus Republic.  You will find a short history on Cyprus at the end of the post. Kolokythoanthoi or Ath(th)i, as they are called in Cyprus, pronounced with a thick “th”, are the blossoms of the courgettes (zucchini).   The zucchini blossom flowers […]

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Continue reading about Independence day with Athoi Gemistoi – Stuffed zucchini blossom flowers

As you may have already heard my beloved brother passed away, after a heart attack, on 20th of August.  He is living behind his beloved wife and three children. Ι wish to thank you all for your lovely messages, either private, here or at facebook after the announcement of the death of my beloved brother. […]

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Continue reading about My take on Fanouropita: “with Tahini” (Vegan Cake)

Ivy on July 1st, 2010

I love cherries and it’s been a long time I’ve being wanting to make a cake with them but this year being on a diet I do not make desserts often,  (the previous one I posted was a recipe from last year), and I really miss baking! Last week I decided that  since it’s been […]

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Continue reading about Vegan Cherry Olive Oil Cake

Ivy on June 13th, 2010

Most people don’t eat dried legumes during summer mainly because of the abundance of fresh vegetables but also because they have correlated legumes with soups.  However, dried legumes are a great source for protein and the combination of any dried legumes with lots of vegetables makes a healthy and perfect meal for  hot summer days. […]

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Continue reading about Healthy Mediterranean Lentil Salad

I just made this vegan cake.  The glazing on top is still wet.   Before preparing flaounes, I made this very easy cake and muffins as I wanted to use the oven so that the kitchen was warm, for the dough to rise. This is one of the easiest cakes to make as you just mix […]

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Continue reading about Very Easy Vegan Chocolate-Orange Cake and Muffins

It’s only a few days before Easter and this is the week we have so many things to do at home.  Today, I am preparing Tsourekia and tomorrow I will be  dying the Easter eggs and making the traditional Cypriot Easter Cheese breads, called Flaounes. Until Easter, I will post a few more recipes but […]

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Continue reading about Roxakia Portokaliou Nistisima (Lenten Orange dough cookies)


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