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.
What a way to come back after being MIA for I don’t know how long. I have been so busy preparing my next cookbook. It’s been absolutely crazy; triple checking the recipes, turning my house into a photoshoot studio and eating so much cake, my bikini drawer should remain locked! Continue reading →
So, I was recipe testing and this came up. Imagine the joy! It’s a fluffy, orange scented brioche, very similar to a Greek “tsoureki” (Easter bread), filled with luscious Nutella. Once baked you can actually pull it into big pieces, to reveal all that sweet, melting chocolate spread. Continue reading →
I have been searching high and low for a simpler version of the amazing and delicious quiche. Although I love baking day on a winters’ day, extra time for a pie crust, (kneading, resting, rolling, blind baking etc. etc.…) is too hard to find with three boys, a hubby and a lively dog! That’s why I was so excited when Bon Appetit magazine published a recipe for a crab cheesecake. That was my inspiration for this recipe. Continue reading →