Baked Pears With Honey

Baked Pears with Honey

Elegant and Rustic Colours with a Scent… Honey adds layers of flavour and provides a more subtle degree of sweetness combined with the pears….                               The bay leaves make all the difference…. Golden Pears Baked with Honey Ingredients: 6 round pears, ripe 600 ml brandy…

Baked Apples with Crushed Meringues, Honey & Yogurt

Baked Apples with Crushed Meringues, Honey & Yogurt

A Fine Mess This is the perfect Sunday- lazy afternoon… A last minute dessert that you assemble on the spot and the taste is simply sublime… Inspired from The Eton Mess, this classic British pudding served at the annual prize-giving celebration of the famous college… with meringues, cream and strawberries, all mixed up. I just…

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…

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…

Raw Granola Bars with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Raw Granola Bars with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Go with grains… Home made Granola has been a happy- hippie solution to the quick breakfast or on-the-go snack. What’s better than a no-bake granola bar? One that has zero junk, preservatives, chemicals or suspicious dyes. Just dates, oats, prunes or dates, honey, and nuts (any kind you want!) make up these tender, chewy beauties….