Several days ago I gave you a recipe for a Birthday cake which I called Black Temptation. Today I am going to give you a similar recipe with similar ingredients but have made a few changes and the taste is completely different. Ingredients: You need a sponge cake (see recipe). Add 1 tbsp lemon zest. …
A simple syrup sugar is made with sugar and water. Usually the ratio is one part sugar and one part water, for a medium, not very sweet syrup.
Using the basic recipe for making a Spong Cake, there are so many ways to decorate it by just using your favourite ingredients. Here is one of my favourites: We shall need: Ingredients: 1 dose of sponge cake (see recipe) 1 dose of pastry cream (see recipe) 1 dose of whipping cream (see recipe) syrup …
Sponge Cake (pantespani, in Greek) is the base for many desserts. Using this basic recipe you can make birthday cakes but also many other desserts.
Pastry cream, which is also known as Custard cream or Crème pâtissière, in a French, is a rich, thick and creamy custard made from a mixture of milk, eggs, sugar, flour, and cornstarch. In Greece it is known as Patisserie.
Chantilly cream, or crème chantilly as it is call in French, is simply sweetened heavy cream, which is whipped and flavoured with vanilla.
Graviera is one of the most popular cheeses in Greece. It is a hard cheese wtih a light yellow color, and has a slightly sweet and nutty taste. The Cretan version (there is also a graviera made in Naxos) is made with sheep milk, or sheep milk with a small amount of goat milk. There …
Kotopoulo Psito sto Fourno is Greek roasted chicken, with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic and lemon juice. “Kotopoulo” is chicken, “psito” means roast and “sto fourno” means baked in the oven.
Greek Fried Potatoes, in Greek called Patates Tiganites, (pr. pah-TAH-tess Tee-ghah-nee-TESS), are fried in olive oil, with oregano sprinkled on top.
Octopus in Greek Htapodi (χταπόδι), pronounced Hta-POH-dhi, is a Greek word. “Okto” meaning eight and “pous” is the ancient word for foot. Having eight feet (tentacles).