Cherry and Yogurt Cake

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I love yogurt in cakes. It gives moisture and a nice tang. So, this was inevitable. This time of year, take one stroll at any fruit market in Cyprus and you will taste the best, sweetest, firmest, juiciest cherries, bursting with freshness and flavour. I must admit it was hard for me to pit them instead of eating them all, but one has to sacrifice one’s cravings for the potential of a great cake. Continue reading

Greek Tortellini Salad

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Mix all the ingredients of a fresh Greek Salad with a bowl of cheese tortellini and you will have a fantastic, summery dish, suitable for a delicious vegetarian lunch or a crowd pleasing starter. It’s incredibly easy to make. You can prepare it in advance and chill it until serving time. In fact it will get better after an hour in the fridge. The pasta will have time to absorb all the great flavours of the dressing. It’s the perfect summer dish to satisfy any pasta cravings threatening to mess with the ever so stressful bikini season. Enjoy it guilt-free. You are worth it! Continue reading

Lemon and Pistachio Cake

IMG_6572This is one of THOSE cakes. The memorable ones. The ones you will be making again and again. You will take it to a friends house as a gift, bake it when your in-laws come for tea, or lock the door and keep it all to your self with a large jug of coffee. Its tender, aromatic, flavourful and as fresh as a summer’s breeze. Continue reading