Author Archives: eftychia2011

About eftychia2011

I am a working mother that loves cooking and baking.

New site for Dream of Cakes

Dear Friends From now and onwards I will be posting my recipes to a new site. Dream of Cakes has its own domain: http://www.dreamofcakes.net Thank you for your understanding and your support. I am looking forward to seeing you all … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Beans cooked in Fresh Tomato Sauce

Black Eyed Beans, Louvia as we call them in Cyprus, or Fassolia Mavromatika as they are called in Greece are my favorite kind of beans.  In Cyprus the traditional recipe is to cook them in boiling water with herbs, and serve them in an olive oil … Continue reading

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Cream Pies with Caramel Topping, baked in oven

I watched on TV a similar recipe from Jamie Oliver  a few days ago.  These pies are really very easy to make and they are delicious in taste.  I added vanilla extract in the cream filling and I increased the baking time, since I found out that the … Continue reading

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Green Beans and Chicken

  This is a dish that I cook very often.  Mostly because it is very easy to make and healthy as well.                 Here you can see the chicken which was fried in … Continue reading

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Pasta with Basil and Cashew Nuts for Vegans, and A second variation with Egg and Fresh Cream

Pasta – 1st Recipe Variation                      Pasta – 2nd Recipe Variation     I have a lot of friends who are vegans, so many times I make variations in my traditional recipes in order to create dishes that they can have.  … Continue reading

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Easy Vanilla Ice Cream Dessert

When we decide to eat ice-cream we usually choose to buy different flavours.  Have you ever thought that a plain vanilla ice-cream can be transformed into any flavour that you wish, in just a few minutes? The dessert that I … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and Potatoes, cooked in Red Wine

This is a casserole dish that my mother cooks often.  I tried cauliflower in several recipes, but I find this one the most delicious of all.  If you love red wine in food, try this recipe.  Remember not to stir … Continue reading

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Egg and Lactose Free Orange Cake (with only 7 ingredients)

The first thing I always do is to gather together all ingredients.  For this recipe I used only seven ingredients: Sugar, Flour, Vegetable Fat, Orange Juice, Baking Powder and Orange Essence.       Sugar and Vegetable Fat were beaten together until … Continue reading

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Vegetable, Fruit and Mozzarella Salad

Easy and delicious at the same time.  It was made from green vegetables, tomato, mozzarella cheese, ham, orange, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, and organic nuts.

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Kolokassi (a traditional Cypriot dish)

According to my taste this is a delicious casserole meal.  According to my father’s opinion, this is just something to fill in stomach.  I think its worth trying it… Here are the ingredients and the method of preparation:     Ingredients … Continue reading

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