Karydaki Liqueur is a homemade Greek alcoholic drink made with tender green walnuts which are steeped in alcohol for a certain period of time.
Melomakarona are Greek, spiced cookies, made with olive oil, drenched in a honey syrup and walnuts are sprinkled on top. This time they are stuffed with white chocolate, toasted walnuts and raspberry jam!
Chocolate and Beetroot Karydopita is a twist of mine to a traditional Greek Cake made with walnuts and then moistened with a syrup. The addition of chocolate and beetroots is my addition.
This Greek Beetroot Dip recipe combines roasted beets with yoghurt, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. It can serve nicely in a buffet dinner or on your everyday dinner table.
It is my pleasure to announce the next edition of Creative Concoctions for the next fortnight and I have chosen as theme “Desserts”. Creative Concoctions is a blogging event featuring your creative culinary creations. As I am sure we will all be making a lot of desserts in the next few days, if you…
This rocket salad with fried halloumi and walnuts can be made with summer fruit such as figs or peaches and it is so delicious it could star as the main attraction on your dinner table.
Karyokes is a Greek dessert made with biscuits, chocolate and lots of walnuts (karydia in Greek) from which it takes its name. I made a healthier version of this dessert.
Melomakarona with Pecans are one of our Christmas traditional cookies which are infused in honey. They have no butter, no eggs, nothing dairy but they are so tasty you cannot just eat one.
Baklavas is one of the most famous Greek desserts. It is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo layers, filled with chopped nuts, drenched with syrup.
Truffles are bite-sized chocolate confections, usually made from chocolate and cream (ganache) usually formed in a spherical, conical, or curved shape. Their name derives from their resemblance to truffles, edible fungi of the genus Tuber. In Greecek we usually make the truffles with leftover cake or biscuits, which we smash into smaller pieces and also add some toasted nuts or…