Fig Jam

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Simply because…I must make something delicious with the limitless fig production in my orchard! Plus, an elegant jar of jam is a beautiful gift to give to friends any time of the year.  Fig Jam Ingredients: 2 lemons 1.800 g fresh figs; ripe, stemmed and quartered  4 cups light brown sugar  ¾ cup brandy ½ teaspoon salt Method: 1.Using a vegetable peeler, remove the peel…

My favourite roast leg of lamb

MY favourite roast leg of lamb

Simply divine… The fragrance of a leg of lamb roasting in the oven and then the velvety flavour when we can finally partake of it stimulates the senses in many ways. The roast lamb takes centre stage in a drama that is steadily woven into the Greek Easter plot as each new generation adds their…

Greek Easter cookies

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Greek Easter Cookies In Greek households, it is a lovely tradition to bake these cookies while waiting for Easter. People give them as gifts and eat them for breakfast or afternoon tea. Few cookies are better dunked in coffee. Greek easter Cookies Ingredients: 1.200 g all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 500 g fresh butter 500 g sugar 3 oranges, zest 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon…

Lavender Cookies

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Experimenting on in my kitchen today with….lavender! I made these cookies based on Nina’s chocolate chip cookies… This was a lovely afternoon treat ♡ I always like to mix and match textures and props. This cutest espresso cup is from Marte Mariè’s new ceramic collection. The wooden spoon is, Luke’s from Hope in the Woods and these…