My grandmother passed when I was twelve. She was the kindest person I’ve ever known. And she was one hell of a cook! She used to make the best “kioftedes” (Cypriot Meatballs) I have ever tasted. Whenever she cooked, all the neighbourhood kids appeared on our doorstep to taste her delicious food. Continue reading →
I grew up eating “halloumoti”. I used to share one with my friends on our way to school. Our 35-minute walk to school every morning was the highlight of our day. Gossiping and giggling along the way, taking a bite of the “halloumoti” in turns. This halloumi filled pastry is Cypriot food at its best. Continue reading →
No rolling, no blind baking, no fuss. This easy chocolate tart is your perfect dessert and chocolate fix. Deeply chocolatey, slightly boozy and so so easy! The crust is entirely done in the bowl of your food processor. Then instead of rolling, you will transfer the dough crumbs in a tart pan and press down with your hands to create the base and sides. So simple.
Every time I set out to make this recipe, I changed my mind. Always thought it might be too time consuming, fussy and complicated. I was so wrong. This is such a great dish in such a little time. You will have food on the table in one hour including cooking time. You can serve this gorgeous dish at a black-tie dinner or a casual lunch. I actually cooked it for my family on a boring Tuesday. It was the highlight of the day. Continue reading →
I always believed that the Greek Easter Bread “Tsoureki” should be baked and enjoyed all year round. It is so delicious. Here is my Christmas version. It’s for those of you who think Christmas cake is really rich but just love the aromas of cinnamon and cloves and crave the taste of candied citrus peel. Well, this bread is for you.Continue reading →
I am back! After months of recipe testing, months of photo shooting, weeks of constant writing, days of proofreading more than 125 recipes, I can definitely say I am back with a vengeance. Thank you for sticking around while I was preparing my new cookbook. Continue reading →
The first time I baked this cake, I thought I messed up and under-baked it. It was so moist, it almost looked like a chocolate souffle. I must admit I rushed into cutting it while it was still very very hot. But after it cooled this cake remained ridiculously moist and SO delicious. Continue reading →