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.
Don’t you just love easy meals bursting with flavour? When your guests are wowed and think that you spent endless time in the kitchen to prepare? When your hubby believes you are a domestic goddess when all you did was a fantastic marinade? I do! Black tiger prawns from Foodsaver Stores are so “meaty” and flavourful, they are your perfect excuse for a marinade. Continue reading
Not my best food pic. This banoffee pie was sliced and devoured so quickly, my photo shoot plans didn’t stand a chance. Continue reading
Ok, Here’s how it goes:
- A divine, dense brownie soaked in hazelnut liqueur
- A bed of crushed Ferrero Rocher chocolates
- A velvety, absolutely delicious, chocolate pastry cream.
- A cloud of vanilla whipped cream.
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Let me start by saying, this is not a cake. It’s more like a custard-y kind of cake, really moist and absolutely wonderful. This in the kind of cake you whip up when you have lots of apples around the house but, you are in no mood for piecrust. It’s simple, foolproof and really delicious with more apples than sponge and the most wonderful crunchy topping.
The cake to celebrate all moms! I don’t really know why it‘s called “Nougatina”. Maybe the Cypriot bakers of the 60’s got inspiration from the French word “nougatine” which is almonds and caramel or “nougat” which is almonds, egg whites and honey. Also, I don’t really know if this layer cake exists in any country other than Cyprus! What I do know is that these divine layers of deliciousness deserve a very high place in my hall of fame. Continue reading
It’s one of my favourite ways to cook salmon. Somehow, lemons and oranges compliment this rich fish and the zesty, tangy flavor makes it somewhat lighter. I love it served on a bed of “tabouleh” salad, which soaks up the pan juices. Continue reading