Moustokouloura are Greek cookies made with Petimezi, which is a concentrated syrup made of grape juice, which is used as a sweetener.
Desserts - Cookies
Vanillekipferl (vanille means vanilla and kipferl, from Hungarian kifli, means crescent), are Austrian / German crescent-shaped cookies, coated with vanilla sugar. They originated in Austria, symbolizing the celebration of the victory of the Hungarian army over the Turkish in one of the many wars between the nations. You can also find them in many other countries such as…
Who doesn’t love chocolate? I kind of love dark chocolate and adore that bitter dark flavor! However, it is an acquired taste though. The old saying goes…….”We are what we eat”. This means that to remain healthy and fit and active we must eat Healthy! All of us could use a brain boost from…
Traditional Lambriatika Koulourakia (also called Paschalina Koulourakia), are Greek Easter butter cookies, which are traditionally made only during Easter and have a distinct flavour as baking ammonia is used as the leavening agent.
Kaltsounia or Lychnarakia are Cretan cookies, traditionally made during Easter. They have a sweet pastry shell and are filled with anthotyro (ricotta).
Karyokes is a Greek dessert made with biscuits, chocolate and lots of walnuts (karydia in Greek) from which it takes its name. I made a healthier version of this dessert.
Melomakarona with Pecans are one of our Christmas traditional cookies which are infused in honey. They have no butter, no eggs, nothing dairy but they are so tasty you cannot just eat one.
Koulourakia Paschalina are Greek Easter Traditional Cookies, which are crispy outside and soft inside, full of orange flavour.
Truffles are bite-sized chocolate confections, usually made from chocolate and cream (ganache) usually formed in a spherical, conical, or curved shape. Their name derives from their resemblance to truffles, edible fungi of the genus Tuber. In Greecek we usually make the truffles with leftover cake or biscuits, which we smash into smaller pieces and also add some toasted nuts or…
Melomakarona are olive oil cookies, bathed in honey syrup, with walnuts and cinnamon, which traditionally, are made during the holiday season of Christmas and New Year.