Lilly’s Instant Coffee Cake

Sandra Choremi_Lillys Instant Coffee Cake

Reaching perfection Ours is a cake-loving house with many different recipes to play the lead each week… As there is always a fresh loaf on the kitchen table, perfect to accompany friends’ coffees or my sons’ early afternoon snacks. This recipe was handed down to me by my mother-in-law Lilly, and it really took some…

Pistachio Feta Cheese Spread

Sandra Choremi_Pistachio Feta Spread

It is always amusing to nibble something with drinks, before lunch is served. Lively discussions, Bossa Nova music, beautiful flowers and smiles around a couple of entreés warm up the atmosphere…. Feta Cheese mixed with herbs, lemon zest, garlic, chilly peppers Greek yogurt … A drizzle of my favorite  Olive oil “My Fathers Olive Oil” you can order…

Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

Sandra Choremi_Chilld Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

When tradition meets art, even the strongest of Mediterranean genes fall into the temptation of some adventurous refinement… Greeks as do Italians, love fruit and they know how to treat it like a protagonist in the kitchen. In Italy, you get to pair chilled, sweet melon with some dry antipasti like prosciutto…in Greece, some feta…

Wholewheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sandra Choremi_Wholewheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

 Midnight cravings for something rich in flavour, chewy and full of chocolate goodness have now found their answer in a small, round treat that has successfully combined taste and sin with virtue and great quality. The recipe I am posting today is easy to make and your delicious cookie batch will keep for up to…

Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Homemade Tomato Ketchup Ingredients: 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 medium onion, sliced into half moons 4 garlic cloves, chopped (about 1 tablespoon) 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 sweet red pepper, chopped 4 cm piece of ginger, peeled and chopped ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 6 tablespoons tomato paste 2 kg whole tomatoes; in juice, peeled, chopped 1 cup brown sugar, depending…