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…

Spinach Spread with Toasted Quinoa, Dates & Almonds

Spinach Spread with Toasted Quinoa, Dates & Almonds Spinach Spread with Toasted Quinoa, Dates & Almonds

Set the Tone… Healthy, earthy ingredients make a modern and surprisingly delicious appetizer when served with thinly sliced, multi-grain bread. Spinach, lemon and garlic bring in the depth; the dates add a touch of sweetness, the popped quinoa adds the extra crunch, while the toasted nuts create a complex result, cooled down by the Greek…

Warm and Spicy Bar Nuts

Warm and spicy bar nuts

A Man’s World…. Their inviting aroma, as the nuts are roasting in the oven, until they are served next to a heavy, crystal glass of whiskey on the rocks, is the perfect combination… Sweet and Spicy… Warm & Spicy Bar Nuts Ingredients 120 g cashews 120 g Brazil nuts 120 g hazelnuts 120 g walnuts 120 g pecans 120 g whole almonds 2 tablespoons rosemary, fresh, coarsely chopped…

Date Truffles with Nuts

Date truffles with nuts

It’s a Date All the ingredients in this recipe  are raw and the sweetness of the medjool dates combined with that of honey is just perfect. The essence  of  blossom water and almonds add up  a crunch. Dates have been a staple food of the Middle East for thousands of years. The Ancient Egyptians used them…

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…