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…

Date Truffles with Nuts

Date truffles with nuts

It’s a Date A staple food of the Middle East for thousands of years, dates have originated, as legend has it, around the area that is now Iraq, and they have been cultivated since ancient times, possibly as back as 4000 BCE. From Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt, where they were used to make date wine,…

Kyria Lilas’ Melomakarona

Honey Βliss Every year, around this time, a sweet and playful dilemma of choices and tastes… Kourambiedes or melomakarona? Starting in early December, Greek homes set platters of beautifully arranged melomakarona, next to sow flacked kourambiedes. Which is your favorite Christmas treat? The Moist, honey-soaked melomakarona or the crumbly, butter-rich almond kourabiedes? Both are at the top of my…

My Mothers Citrus and Honey-Glazed Chicken

My mothers citrus and honey-glazed chicken

My Μothers Citrus and Honey-Glazed Chicken “But my favourite remained the basic roast chicken. What a deceptively simple dish. I had come to believe that one can judge the quality of a cook by his or her roast chicken. Above all, it should taste like chicken: it should be so good that even a perfectly simple, roast…