Baked Apples with Crushed Meringues, Honey & Yogurt

Baked Apples with Crushed Meringues, Honey & Yogurt

A Fine Mess I always like to stock meringue nests in my pantry, they keep for months if you store them properly, plus they look lovely in tall, round glass jars. My favourite ones are the all time classics from Varsos in Kifisia… This takes me back to Sunday morning rituals with my father, filled…

Christmas Apple Crumble with Spiced Fruit Filling

Christmas crumble

Christmas Apple Crumble with Spiced Fruit Filling Some memories are intertwined in such a way, you can’t tell them apart. What is the sound of carols without the scent of fresh pine of freshly brought pine branches decorating my house? Or the sight of unwrapped boxes, paper laying everywhere in the house, without the laughter…

Spicy Fruit Filling for Pies

Spicy Fruit Filling for Pies 

Spice it Up If you like burning zesty spiced up candles to get your house in the mood on a cold afternoon, you are going to love preparing this recipe. It requires an extra portion of patience to chop all this fruit but it is definitely worth it! The preparation will keep you busy and creative…

Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble

Autumn vibes One of the first desserts I ever made was my mother’s Apple Crumble. A Sunday afternoon tradition, sweet and sour symphony that brings to mind all that autumn is about: This season is the “kick-start” of the whole year, dynamic, stimulating, carrying in its pockets golden crunchy apples that just give away a…

Fanouropita – St Fanourios’ Cake

Shared Blessing For the Orthodox Greeks, the Fanouropita is the cake of a saint who reveals things, Saint Fanourios helps people find lost items; he also helps unmarried women… to find love! “Faith and a strong wish” are the key ingredients for its success. Other than that, the typical recipe strictly includes 7 or 9…