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…

Fresh Ginger Lemonade

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Fresh and cool! Fresh ginger and lemons is a unique refreshing combination… A classic easy homemade honey ginger lemonade. Fresh Ginger Lemonade Ingredients: 100 g fresh ginger, unpeeled and sliced 3 cups water 3/4  cup honey 1 cups lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1 sprig mint leaves lemon slices Method: 1. In a saucepan bring water, honey and ginger slices to boil. 2. Remove from…

Olive Oil and Herb Crackers 

Sandra Choremi_Olive oil and herb crackers 

Rustic Crackers Making your own crackers is quite simple …Olive oil, water, flour, that is basically it! The rest is left to your imagination, and combinations you can find in your pantry. What I like most is the texture and their rustic style roughness.. Still they are so tasty. Rosemary comes from the garden, while…

Kumquat Marmalade with Rosewater

Kumquat Marmalade with Rosewater

Golden sweetness… For this marmalade or spoon-sweet “Glyko tou koutaliou”, depending what you choose to make, removing the seeds is a little time consuming… By slicing the fruit to create your marmalade, or you can cut them in half, making a thicker spoon-sweet. Delicious as a topping on vanilla ice cream or Greek yogurt… adding…

Walnut Raisin Bread 

Walnut Raisin Bread

The Classics I used to bake this bread in dinner parties may years ago because it was an easy recipe and a delicious too, A it is the perfect match for your chutneys and favourite cheeses. Walnut Raisin Bread Ingredients 150 g strong wholewheat flour 150 g plain flour, plus a little extra for dusting 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried yeast 200 ml warm water…