Fig-Braised Chicken with Spiced Walnuts & Figs

Fig-Braised Chicken & Spiced Walnuts and Figs

A Winter’s Tale Marinating, braising and simmering… caramelizing figs with cranberries soaked in balsamic vinegar make a glaze over the chicken for a deep, rich taste! The parsley, walnuts and paprika add the crunchy spicy topping…! Fig-Braised Chicken with Spiced Walnuts & Figs Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup dried figs, chopped  ½ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce…

Roasted Red Pepper Spread with Walnuts

Roasted Red Pepper Spread with Walnuts

Bright & Beautiful Roasting the red peppers gives them a nutty flavour that blends just perfectly with the toasted walnuts. Lemon zest and garlic, the spices and olive oil add some complexity to the taste, creating a unique spread that is really delicious. Other than serving it with fresh vegetables or crunchy little pieces of…

Fanouropita – St Fanourios’ Cake

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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…

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….

Pasta with Nut Sauce and Raisins

Pasta with nut sauce and raisins

Go Nuts Just with some leftovers  in our pantry we can create wonders in the kitchen. Just play with your ingredients… For a last minute  comfort food dinner… Nuts, herbs, garlic, some raisins to sweeten it up and our Virgin Olive oil to finish it up… Pasta with nut sauce and raisins Ingredients 1 cup walnuts 1 cup pine…