Kaikanas is a very simple Cypriot pancake, which my mother used to make for us, when we didn’t have any other dessert to eat. She would add a little sugar in the batter and then we would add as much as we liked on top. I would say that it is a cross between an…
Breakfast and brunch
A delicious Peach Pavlova, which is guilt free, with less calories, as Greek yoghurt is mixed in the whipped cream, making it lighter but even more delicious! The meringues or mpezedes, as we call them in Greek, which were flavoured with citrus essence, are very aromatic and melt in your mouth, making this dessert exceptional.
Pirozhki or piroshki or Piroski (as we call them in Greece, with stress on the last syllable), are made from yeast dough and filled with a variety of fillings and are great for snacks, appetizers, lunch or dinner.
Tyrompiskota (pronounced Tee-roh-mpi-SKOH-tah) literally mean cheese biscuits. I made them based on other shortbread cookies I have made in the past by adding cheese and spices.
Patsavouropita is a traditional Greek, delicious savory pie with phyllo and feta, which is very easy to make and tastes amazing.
If you are carving a pumpkin for Halloween, here are a few idea what to do with your Pumpkin meat after carving it.
Kagianas is a dish with scrambled eggs. Kafkalithres and myronia are Greek herbs, which are very aromatic. They are used raw in salads but also added to many otheer dishes, such as spanakopita.
There’s nothing like homemade apple turnovers with homemade shortcrust pastry and apple sauce.
When I made the pomegranate syrup, the children asked me to make some waffles. I had forgotten we had a waffle iron as it was hidden somewhere in a closet for years. There was a recipe in the booklet which I had tried in the past, before starting the blog which I did not…
Lemon curd is a dessert spread and topping like a velvety custard, usually made with citrus fruit, zest and juice of lemons or even limes, oranges or tangerines, butter, eggs, corn flour (starch) and sugar. It can be eaten as it is, or served as a spread on bread or biscuits or as a filling for pies, tarts or cakes.