Bound by the Ancient Greek cultural law of hospitality, known as Xenia, Greeks show generosity to strangers and guests up to this day! Offering guests spoon sweets accompanied by Greek coffee and cold water is the ultimate Greek gesture of hospitality. In my recipe, I have used the traditional method for making strawberry spoon sweet. It is not too surprising to find a sense of nostalgia in its unforgettable aroma of strawberries, its ruby colour attraction, its true taste of spring. This recipe is a treasure trove of history, culture, and gastronomy.
The key to an unforgettable salad is vinaigrette. Pomegranate vinaigrette dressing has subtle nuances of tart and fruity flavour and winey and floral fragrant. Master the art of making the perfect pomegranate vinaigrette — it is quite easy — and dress a green salad or even revisit a traditional salad with my perky pomegranate vinaigrette!
Hibiscus syrup captures the sweet and tart flavour, the floral and fruity bouquet, and the ruby red colour — the colour of sexual attraction — of the exotic hibiscus blooms. It is an elegant mixology syrup with outstanding flavour, and a versatile sweetener.
Drinking infused waters is a way of saluting the desire to kick off a healthy new year; infused waters add flavour to plain water and taste great without changing the calorie content! Moreover, spa waters look so cute that they will make you drink your daily water pleasantly! I am presenting to you a selection of nine detox waters that have been infused with fruits and herbs. Treat yourself to infused waters and make the act of drinking water feel like a luxury!
This retro peach preserves recipe adds a vegan twist to the much-loved vintage recipe since agar-agar powder, which is gluten-free, is used for firm texture. Homemade peach preserves with its impressive color is the perfect way to keep a bit of summer in a jar and enjoy the taste and sweet aroma of summer peaches all year long; the smell and taste of peach preserves brings back memories of lazy summer days. It is ideal for breakfast time or snacks!
Constantinopolitan Greeks have conjured up their best skill to prepare the perfect viand for summer, a delicate and vegan Greek mezze. Stuffed courgette flowers are great delicacies. This recipe is a real celebration of summer! The vibrant colours of this dish, its bright aroma of fresh herbs, and its tangy lemon flavour will offer you an unforgettable food experience. Oh, let’s make fancy stuffed courgette flowers! We’ll be transported simultaneously to a Greek island and our first summer gathering by the sea.
Spring pea season is here! So let’s make this nutritious and super easy pea purée recipe and enjoy its bright spring flavor. Pea purée is the most delectable, astonishing and springiest appetizer ever!
There is no doubt that hummus is one of the most popular and healthy dips out there. This is a simple and easy recipe for homemade hummus with a twist: smoked paprika adds a seductive smoky flavour and aroma. Smoked paprika hummus–stuffed tomatoes can be served as an impressive and nutritious side dish which offers a refreshing take on spring tomatoes.
Roasted carrots is the easiest and quickest side dish to accompany and complement a main dish. These roasted carrots are cooked simply with olive oil, fresh lemon juice, salt and pepper! Serve them warm or chilled with hummus as the perfect snack.