Quiche, pronounced keesh, is a French, savoury open tart consisting of pastry crust, filled with eggs, milk or cream, and cheese, meat, seafood or vegetables. Discover a new twist I made to this French favourite with Greek cheeses.
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.
This sausage and onion tart, or rather open faced pie, is very easy to make as the crust is made with an easy corn meal batter, similar to plastos pie.
I am sure you are fed up seeing pumpkin recipes, but when I saw this cute little butternut squash in the supermarket, I couldn’t resist buying it. It’s been years that I wanted to make a pumpkin pie but never got around making it. I read a lot of pumpkin recipes on line and in the end I made something unique. I made this delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart, using Greek yoghurt, cream cheese and honey.
Kaltsounia or Lychnarakia are Cretan cookies, traditionally made during Easter. They have a sweet pastry shell and are filled with anthotyro (ricotta).
As I said in my previous post I will be having guests for the next two weeks and whenever time allows, I shall try and visit a few friends each day. I usually get up early in the morning when everybody else is fast asleep so that’s the time I will be probably visiting and …
Most of the times I never plan ahead what to make and when I’m in the mood of making something, I look into my pantry and get ideas what I can make with ingredients I already have at hand. I made this tart more than a month ago. I prepared a tart shell which I …