This Apricot Salted Caramel Oreo Tart is made with a crust of thin Oreo biscuits as its base with a pastry cream on top. A thin layer of salted caramel is then added, a mousse, made with lemon flavoured French buttercream (pâte à bombe), combined with whipped cream and topped with the apricots and salted caramel.
Choux pastry, or pâte à choux, is a French light pastry dough used to make profiteroles, éclairs, gougères, croquembouches, etc.
Tyropita (pronounced tee- ROH -pee-ta) from tyri = cheese and pita = pie and Strifti (pronounced stri-FTEE), which means twisted. It takes it’s name from the way the cheese pie is shaped.
You all know Spanakopita right? Well, Kolokythopita me Spanaki has all the ingredients of Spanakopita, plus butternut squash! If you like Spanakopita, you will will love it!
Kantaifi is a Greek traditional Greek dessert, made of kataifi dough, which encloses a filling with chopped almonds, sugar and cinnamon.
“Chaniotiko Boureki”. Chaniotiko is a casserrole dish from Chania, Crete. Boureki is usually something made with phyllo which encloses a filling. Do not confuse it with the Turkish borek, as this is something totally different, although in some cases phyllo is also used.
Elioti Cake, is a quite unique vegan savory cake made with black olives and tahini, which is the only fat in the recipe, herbs, spices and orange juice, which makes it very healthy.
Galatopita, (pr. Gha-lah-TOH-pee-tah) is a simple and easy Greek dessert, made with milk,eggs, semolina, butter and vanilla, which is baked in the oven.
Portokalopita (from portokali = orange and pita = pie) is a traditional Greek sweet pie made with phyllo which encloses an orange pudding.
Pasta Frolla is an Italian shortbread pastry tart, similar to the one we call Pasta Flora, in Greece made with Pâte brisée and topped with Jam. The word “pasta” means dough and “frolla”, as explained to me by my friend Simona, means tender in Italian, as it is a very flaky dough.