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
All the satisfaction with a third of the guilt. Ok, so I added some cream. You can make this with 3 cups of yogurt and have zero guilt. But, hear me, this is nothing compared to the guilt that comes with motherhood. Plus, you are not going to eat the whole loaf (are you?)!
I have a “thing” for cherry tomatoes. They are sweet like cherries and juicy like strawberries. Feta and tomatoes scream Greek summer and this recipe is fresh, summery, healthy and delicious. You can marinate the feta up to a week in advance. 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
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