This pumpkin cheesecake tart is a delicious dessert made with pumpkin puree cream cheese, Greek yoghurt and other ingredients.
Make your own Greek spice mixture. You can use it to add a little extra flavour to your Greek dishes. It goes well with poultry but also in many more recipes.
The idea of flavouring a ryzogalo (Greek rice pudding) with lemon and krokos Kozanis (saffron) sounded perfect in my mind, so I made a twist to the classic rice pudding by adding these two flavours.
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.
Glystarkes or glistarkes or gyristarkes, from the Greek verb γυρίζω = turn, is a kind of Cypriot grid-like crusty, sesame rusk.
I have the pleasure to announce that I am going to be this month’s host of Think Spice, created by Sunita, of Sunita’s World. When I contacted Sunita way back in May, last year, asking if I could host one of the events, Sunita gladly replied to me that I would host in February. …
Ever since the British occupation of Cyprus, Christmas cake has been a big part of our holiday celebrations. Many families have a traditional recipe for a Christmas Cake and ours is no exception.
I found about sumac reading various recipes but this is not a spice you can get in your neighbourhod supermarket here in Greece. Perhaps you can find it in large supermarkets or in small shops selling middle eastern products but those are not easy to find. A few weeks ago, when my son went to …
I recently discovered an Asian store where I had bought some Indian products and one of them was garam masala. The ingredients written on the package I have bought are: Coriander, cumin, pimento,nutmeg, pepper, cardamom, clove, fennel and bay leaves. When I asked my friend Swati, of Sugarcraft in India, if garam masala means spices, …
A time-tested traditional Christmas cake recipe which is filled with homemade fruit preserve, as well as nuts, raisins brandy and treacle.