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Independence day with Athoi Gemistoi – Stuffed zucchini blossom flowers

Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 30th, 2010

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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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 22nd, 2009

Summer Escapes – Part IV -  Kladas, Laconias Kladas is a small village just a few kilometres before reaching Sparta and that is where we usually stay when we visit our relatives. This is the view of the village from the house and the last buildings near the mountain, is part of Sparta. This is […]

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Continue reading about Living in the countryside and Pasta with Chicken, zucchini and pesto

Ivy on Ιουλίου 19th, 2009

I made these three recipes one day during May, when I went to the farmers” market and saw some lovely fresh courgettes with their flowers on.  I chose the best courgettes having a flower on them.   I hadn’t eaten courgette flowers for ages as unfortunately they don’t sell them alone and as much as I […]

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Continue reading about Stuffed Courgettes Avgolemono and killing three birds.. with one stone!!

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 11th, 2007

Kolokythokeftedes are fried patties of grated courgettes (zucchini) -  (kolokythia), as well as other vegetables depending on preference, flour and egg to stick the mixture together. The amount of flour required will vary according to the moisture of the zucchinis so make sure you add enough. The keftedes, or «fried balls» excuse the expression, are […]

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