I have already posted the recipe for making Apricot Jam but this one deserves a separate post just to show you how quickly you can turn some ripe fruit into jam in no time. It took 15 minutes from start to finish. I bought these fruit six days ago and after eating as many as …
Yiaourtoglyko is one of the easiest desserts you can make. It can be made with any glyka tou koutaliou (fruit preserves) but if you do not have any you can substitute the fruit with canned fruit.
I always start the first post of the year with something symbolic, which should be sweet so that the New Year will also bring sweet memories the next year to come. My first dessert of the year is not only sweet but also peppery which makes it even more interesting as they will be lively and …
This Watermelon Rinds fruit preserve (in Greek glyko karpouzi), is made using a mini watermelon about the size of a regular football ball. Some of the flesh has also been left on the rind.
Watermelon Pudding is a gluten free dessert, made with leftover watermelon fruit preserve syrup which is thickened with rice flour.
It’s been really hot during the past weeks and as that was not enough, I have been suffering from back aches and pain in the neck so that has kept me away from blogging. I have been going for physiotherapy and I am a bit better but still I must avoid staying too long …
Ekmek Kataifi is a delicious Greek dessert with shredded phyllo and nuts, bathed in syrup topped with pastry cream and whipped cream.
Glyko stafyli or grape preserve are candied grapes in syrup. It is a quick and easy confection to make. You can serve it as it is or used it in other desserts.
Poached fruit, especially grapes, become delicately ambrosial when poached in a sweet, Cypriot wine called Commandaria. They are perfect on puddings, with Greek yogurt or even in salads.
In the summer I love making these sauces/spreads which are thinner than jams and less sweet and use them on top of desserts but they are also perfect for breakfast.