Lavender Cookies

Sandra Choremi_Lavender Cookies_

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…

Wholewheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sandra Choremi_Wholewheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

The cookies are is easy to make and will keep for up to three days, without losing their delicious composition. Chewy and fluffy around the edges, with sudden explosions of melted chocolate…! Wholewheat chocolate chip cookies Ingredients: 3 cups whole-wheat flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1½ teaspoons salt 220 g butter; cold, unsalted, cut into 1 cm pieces 1 cup dark brown sugar…

Nina’s Cookies

Ninas Cookies

How the Cookie Crumbles These little cookies were Nina’s secret recipe… One day she decided to share them with me and they became a staple at home when the boys and their friends are around. This is such an easy recipe, butter combined with dark chocolate drops, two types of sugar and that little dash…

Kyria Lilas’ Melomakarona

Every year, around this time, a “sweet dilemma” of choices and tastes… Kourambiedes or melomakarona? Starting in early December, at home we start baking… The word “melomakarona” is a combination of meli, which means “honey,” and makaronia, which comes from the ancient Greek word makaria, meaning “blessed”. Μrs Lila, my good friend Maria’s, mother, makes her famous delicate Christmas bites…

Kourambiedes

Kourambiedes

Let It Snow! It’s the time of the year, again. Today is Saint Nicolas’ day… Being traditional with this Christmas ritual, this is the day we make our kourambiedes at home… I treasure every single step of their preparation: Choosing the right, fragrant fresh cream butter (I use the Cretan Stakovoutiro), best quality almonds, icing…