Gingerbread men are soft cookies, flavoured with ginger, cloves, nutmeg or cinnamon and sweetened with honey, sugar or molasses.
These cookies were intended for a gingerbread house but one of the walls accidentally broke so I had to figure out a way to use them. Well, there was no need to cry over spilled milk and after all, lots of wonderful recipes were created due to an accident. The wafer cigars were intended for …
This Carob Syrup and Spiced Ginger Chocolate Cake is made with one of my favourite Cypriot ingredients called “teratsomelo” and this is the syrup extracted from carobs.
These spiced carob cookies were made with bitter chocolate and ginger. They have a chocolatey taste due to the chocolate but also due to the carob syrup.
Kattimerka, is a traditional pastry dessert, similar to pischies but instead of being fried, these are cooked in a traditional frying pan called sadji. Sadji resembles like the Arab Saj, however, unlike the Arab saj, which is dome shaped, the Cypriot sadji resembles more like a wok. You can use a wok or any non-stick sautéing pan.