Ivy on July 1st, 2012

My daughter Elia, who is 20 years old, rarely cooks.  Her specialty is mostly pasta dishes, which she loves and resorts to making some for herself whenever I cook something she doesn’t like.   She is still in that phase of life where she hates mostly everything.  She always complains of too much onion, too much parsley, […]


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Ivy on June 1st, 2009

Cheesecake is probably one of my best favourite desserts and although I’ve made a lot over the past years I have only two cheesecakes published on my blog. Some time back I lost a lot of my photos and among them were a few cheesecakes I had waiting to be posted.  But even after that […]


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Ivy on November 19th, 2007

Sour cherries (Prunus cerasus), is a species of Prunus in the subgenus Cerasus (cherries), native to much of Europe and southwest Asia. It is closely related to the wild cherry (P. avium), but has a fruit that is more acidic and so is useful primarily for cooking.   Wild cherries have been documented by  the Greeks as early as […]


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