Turkish “Borek” Cheese Pies

Shared heritage So many things bind people together…our history and traditions… Traveling to Constantinople, I have the distinct feeling that the tastes, aromas and colors of the city follow me wherever I go, having become one with my senses… This is a very special recipe for simple triangle cheese pies that was generously shared with…

Lilly’s Instant Coffee and Chocolate Cake

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Nescafe, Frappe! This recipe was handed down to me by my mother-in-law Lilly, and it really took some time to reach perfection…trying to play around with baking times created different versions that were too dry or overly moist… My kids call in The Nescafe Frappe Cake! So, the hidden lesson here is to make sure…

Pistachio Feta Cheese Spread

Sandra Choremi_Pistachio Feta Spread

It is always amusing having a small nibble just before lunch is served. Lively discussions, Bossa Nova music, beautiful flowers and smiles around a couple of entreés warm up the atmosphere…. Feta Cheese mixed with herbs, lemon zest, garlic, chilly peppers Greek yogurt … and a drizzle of my Favourite Olive Oil… Pistachio and Feta Cheese Spread…

Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

Sandra Choremi_Chilled Melon Soup with Feta Cheese

My Favourite chef in Greece, Christoforos Peskias shared this recipe with us in one of his creative cooking classes. A cool soup, that is chilled to perfection…lemon juice and honey battle each other …as for the almonds they give the perfect texture to the cool soup. I love serving this cool soup in my favourite…

Wholewheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

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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…