Fanouropita – St Fanourios’ Cake

Sandra Choremi_Fanouropita

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…

Strawberry with Vanilla Cream and Crushed Gingersnap Biscuits

Strawberry with Vanilla Cream and Crushed Gingersnap Biscuits

“Cooking is not a science but an art, mistakes are okay, messes are fine— the pleasure is in the creating and the sharing of the result.” This recipe is as tasty as it is versatile. You can use any kind of mixed berries you have in your fridge and the gingersnaps can be replaced with digestive,…

Plum Lime and Ginger Crumble

Plum Lime and ginger crumble

Creative Crumbles… This recipe is based on my mother’s apple crumble, a baking ritual I have followed again and again… Seasonal fruit and crunchy crumbles can be very creative , so I experiment endlessly! This combination, is probably my favourite. It is sophisticated, satisfying and full of surprises… Plum Lime and Ginger Crumble    …