Mahalebi is a Cypriot pudding made with water or milk and corn flour. The traditional way of making mahalepi is with water. No sugar is added in the cream but when served, always chilled, rose water and sugar are added on top, or triantafyllo (rose cordial syrup), which is sweet and no extra sugar is added.
Panna cotta is an Italian easy dessert, which means “cooked cream”. This dessert is a pudding which is thickened with gelatin and then molded.
If your luxury car needed high octane fuel, would you fill the tank with alternative cheaper fuel? I am sure the answer is no, even if fuel prices are rising day by day. God created us and gave us a mouth where we should put high quality fuel in it so that we can…
On Sunday I had a crave for something sweet so I went to the kitchen to see what I could prepare. I looked in my pantry and there was not enough sugar and there was no corn flour (corn starch). Instead I had some brown sugar, condensed sweet milk and gelatine, so I decided to…
I based this dessert, on a cream my mother used to make in Cyprus called Paris on Ice, which was flavoured with masticha (mastic resin). For those of you who are not familiar with the mastic resin, it is an evergreen shrub or small tree of the Pistacio family growing up to 4 m (13…
The Mille-feuilles or Millefeuilles (in French meaning ‘thousand sheets’), known also as Napoleon, is a two or three layer sandwich of puff pastry, alternating with a sweet filling, typically pastry cream, but sometimes whipped cream, or jam. It is usually glazed with icing or fondant in alternating white and brown (chocolate) strips and combed….
This Caramel Biscuit Pudding is one of those recipes we used to make in Cyprus, which probably has its roots from the British colonization of the island.
This Almond Roulade is made with sponge cake which has been covered with toasted almonds. In Greece we call this dessert kormos (roulade), which means log as it resembles like a tree log.
Ryzogalo also written rizogalo (pronounced ree-ZOH-ga-lo) is the Greek version of rice pudding.
This dessert is a favourite with my family, not only as a dessert, but as a special treat.
Shiamishi, are one of the best panigyria treats in Cyprus. These are made with homemade phyllo filled with an aromatic sweet semolina cream, which is flavoured with anthonero (orange blossom water) and mastic and then deep fried.