Sandy Almond Cookies

Sandy Almond Cookies

The foam lightness of these biscuits makes them instantly addictive.  They are “sandy” indeed, leaving a sensuality in the mouth similar to what’s left on the beach after the splash of a wave…  . Sandy Almond Biscuits Ingredients ⅔ cup white sugar 75 g chopped blanched almonds 125 g whole blanched almonds, for topping ¾ cup butter, unsalted and melted ¼ teaspoon pure…

Crunchy Granola Nut Cookies

Your homemade granola works wonders among the ingredients of this rich and crunchy cookie recipe. Crunchy Granola Cookies Ingredients: 1½ cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground allspice 220 g butter, unsalted, at room temperature ½ cup white sugar ½ cup light brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup homemade granola  ½ cup unsweetened chocolate chips (or a small bar of good dark chocolate, chopped…

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…