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.
This healthy Greek chickpea salad is a filling dish on its own, packed with protein from the chickpeas, quinoa and tuna and full of vitamins from the herbs, vegetables and salad dressing.
Mulberry Lavender Jam with Honey is not only a very healthy combination of ingredients, which marry perfectly together but also one of the most aromatic and delicious jams I have ever made.
Lamb Fricassee is a Greek dish with white sauce made with eggs and lemon juice, called Avgolemono. It can be made with either lamb or goat and the addition of various vegetables varies, depending on the season.
Gogges, sometimes also called Goggizes, is the name of a Greek pasta and a traditional dish with the same name, from the Peloponnese. This dish is found in Argolida, where I live but also in many other parts of the Peloponnese, where Arvanites live.
Greek Citrus Blossom Preserve Panna Cotta is an easy dessert to make but its flavour is unique that you will think that spring is captured in every spoonful.
The Citrus Floral Preserve is made with the Petals of Sevillle Orange Flowers cooked with sugar, water and lemon juice. It goes without saying that you can use other citrus petals.
Citrus Blossom Water is the distilled water from the flowers of bitter or sour oranges, also known as Seville Oranges. This is used as an aromatizer in many Mediterranean desserts.
Choux pastry, or pâte à choux, is a French light pastry dough used to make profiteroles, éclairs, gougères, croquembouches, etc.
Red mullet (Mullus barbatus) “Barbounia” (Baar – BOO -nya) in Greek and their cousins, surmullets (Mullus surmuletus) “koutsomoures” in Greek, are a species of goatfish, found in the Mediterranean Sea and are considered the most delicious of smaller type of fish.