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I finally made it and finished my first cookbook! I submitted the pdf last night and keep my fingers crossed that there will be no technical glitches. If everything is in order then hopefully it will be ready for sale sometime in December.  I shall keep you posted.

After almost one year of hard work, I am now very pleased with the final result and think that the book is very professionally written.   I am still working on fixing the title of the book after suggestions by friends at facebook and hope that this will be overcome soon. Here is how it looks now.

I have uploaded a lot of pictures of the 150 recipes on flickr if you would like to take a look inside.   Most of my Cypriot recipes were written back in 2007, when I first created the blog, so I had to cook them again both the test the recipe but also to take new photos and of course weigh the ingredients.  In the book I have them both in the US and metric measuring system.

The cookbook has now been published and you can order it from here.

Special thanks go to my friend Soma of e-Curry for providing me with the beautiful book cover picture.

Do you want to write a cookbook?  Maybe I can help you but not right away.    Stay tuned and I will let you know when.  As a first step you can visit createspace and sign up.    Signing up is free and you don’t have to pay until you are ready.

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Now, I need a few days to rest and will start posting recipes and visiting you again soon.

Kopiaste and Kali Orexi!!

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  1. Very exciting…good luck Ivy.

  2. Wow, congrats! It looks so awesome. You must be very proud of yourself. I love that cover and your portrait.



  3. Congratulations on completing the book Ivy! The cover looks amazing.
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  4. Alessandra

    Hi! Congrats on writing your cookbook!!
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  5. Congrats Ivy, that's a great news!..is the book in PDF format or going to be in printed form also?

    • Thanks Srivalli, Initially it's going to be in paperback but later I am considering to have it as an e-book as well.

  6. Ivy mou, congratulations. Eventually you finished it! I believe it really consumed all of your energy and strength. I can see though that it is totally worth it. It looks very professional and beautiful.
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  7. Congratulations! That is excellent news!
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  8. Good luck with the fabulous book. And the cover is really pretty..
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  9. Congragulations Ivy. I did think when i saw the pic it was soma's picture.
    You do deserve to have a cook book.

  10. Wow, Ivy, congratulations! That is exciting news!

  11. Your cookbook looks lovely Ivy! I am sure it took you loads of time, love and effort! I am so so happy for you. I pray it will be enjoyed across the Globe … best wishes!
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  12. Ivy! Congratulations!!!! This is phenomenal! I didn't even know you were writing a cookbook. I'm seriously out of the loop!

    I can't wait to get a copy!

  13. Congrats! Looks awesome Ivy!
    Best of luck to your book!


  14. You deserve an enormous Congratulation and a big hug ! Very well done. I bet all those hours and efforts have really paid off. I cannot wait to see it.

    • Thank you my dear Soma. Everyone is thrilled with the book cover with your picture on it. Thank you once more.

  15. theveggie

    Congratulations! That is quite an accomplishment. You should be proud. Are you going to do more posts about the process of writing the book?

  16. Thank you Nancy. My best wishes to you as well. I can't wait to get it into my hands and I will post details in another post when it is published.

  17. Congratulations! This is fabulous and that book cover is gorgeous! Ever since we honeymooned on Cyprus we have dreamed of going back. Husband even toys with the idea of retiring there so this book will be my gift to him. I can't wait to see it! xo

    • Thank you Jamie. Cyprus is paradaise and it is worth relocating there. If you want any information and I can help, do not hesitate to ask.

  18. congratulation,ivy,on writing your cookbook!wow,sounds so exciting to write a book about food,flavors,traditional and ethnic food!the cover is beautiful,delicate and feminine.i don't know if i want to write a cookbook but i know i would like to buy your!

  19. Sorry I'm a little late Ivy! I can't wait! It looks great. Congratulations on this labour of love!
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  20. YAY Ivy – congratulations! The cover is just dreamy! Sign me up for a copy please!

  21. Cynthia

    This is such an amazing accomplishment Ivy! I am thrilled and very happy for you!

    Looking forward to more details as I would love to get a copy of your book.

    Continued success!
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  22. Your own cookbook! It looks amazing! Congratulations!
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  23. Polla Bravo!!!!! Xairomai polu gia sena .. elpizw na ta poume syntoma k fysika thelw k egw na mpw stin oura gia vivlio me afierwsi!!! :)))))


  24. lisaiscooking

    Congratulations! What a great accomplishment!

  25. BenHerrera

    Ivy I'm so happy for you! I was lost in the real world for awhile and it's such a great surprise to find out you have written a cookbook. I really hope we can get it here in America so I can purchase it. Again, I'm so proud and happy for you. hehe.


    • Thank you Ben. Don't worry about that. I was also lost in my world for quite a long time 🙂 Glad to reconnect.

  26. Ivy mon amie, bravo!!!
    Du très beau travail.
    Je te souhaite bonne chance avec ce livre.
    Bon weekend et à bientôt.
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  27. il doit être parfait ton livre et j'espère qu'il aura beaucoup de succès auprès des lecteurs
    bonne chance
    bonne journée

  28. FoodJunkie

    Congratulations! I hope all goes well. It is so much work, you must be really proud.

  29. Congrats! It is a huge accomplishment:)
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