Pear, Semolina and olive oil cake

Pear, Semolina and olive oil cake

This cake is lovely, moist and light, owing to the large amount of fruit. It’s also lightly sweetened, so it’s perfect to enjoy any time of day. For a special dessert, serve it topped with a dollop of whipped cream.   The original recipe is made with...
Lemon cheesecake with Biscotti Crust

Lemon cheesecake with Biscotti Crust

Lemon cheesecake with Biscotti Crust recipe uses ricotta here instead of cream cheese or Greek yoghurt for a slightly more textured cake.  I also lemon zest and candied lemon slices to provide some contrast in flavour and texture, and the crust is biscota, not...
Coffee and Walnut Cake

Coffee and Walnut Cake

Although not Greek in origin, this Coffee and Walnut Cake is a coffee cake like no other, in that it is heady with coffee flavour in both the sponge and frosting, thanks to a touch of Greek Nescafe instant coffee powder…. And it’s absolutely delicious! What’s also...
Melomakarona

Melomakarona

Melomakarona (μελομακάρονα) are traditional Greek Christmas cookies, that are served during Christmas time throughout Greece. The word “melomakarona” is a combination of the two words “meli”, which means honey and “makarona”. “Makarona” comes from the ancient word...