I’m a red fruit lover. I love berries everywhere. In a creamy trifle, a luscious mousse, a tangy cheesecake or a fluffy cake. These very berry muffins are my breakfast, snack, lunch and afternoon tea cake.
This is one popular cake. If you search for poke cake on Google you will get so many results you won’t believe your eyes. It’s the perfect excuse to blow off some steam. The boss gets on your nerves? Poke a cake! Kids got the best of you? Poke a cake! Want a chocolate fix? Poke THIS cake. Continue reading
For a person who didn’t grow up eating blueberries, I have been a huge fan of this little fruit which stains everything blue. Even cake batter. I always have blueberries in the freezer so these muffins were inevitable. They are buttery and lemony and fluffy and everything they should be. Enjoy them every day and twice on Sunday 😉 Continue reading
Isn’t this cake gorgeous? I once saw a red velvet marble cake and I thought these streaks of red colour in a yellow cake look so amazing. Not a huge fan of food colouring, so I wanted to create a more natural colour. Continue reading
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
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