Cheese Scones

  I have returned! And I got a wonderful gift from my mother – cheese from Holland. It’s Gouda, it’s called boerenkaas or farmer’s cheese – a protected form of Gouda made in the traditional way, using unpasteurized milk. She got me 2 types, one is young and light (pictured above!) and the other is quite matured,…

Raspberry Bread

I recently read somewhere that the centre of the galaxy tastes like raspberries. What a wonderful thing. I love raspberries. They are quite hard to find here in Athens, unless you are willing to pay 5 euros for a small punnet. But recently, the prices of fresh berries have gotten cheaper, and you can find…

Cherry and Rose Cake

My recent trip to the UK, I had purchased a lot of special ingredients that I have always wanted to use when I cook or bake. One such purchase was a small container of dried rose petals from Waitrose. I wanted to bake. I wanted to make a cake. So, I made one. I wanted…

Flour Tortilla

Unable to find tortillas to go with my Chickpea & Butternut Squash Curry Roast, I decided to attempt to make my own. I remember having these beautiful freshly made tortillas over at Jennifer’s place in Paiania once, and I thought, lets attempt this! And wow I know it’s a bit time-consuming than popping over to…

Homemade Bread

What can I say about freshly baked warm bread? Its great. ‘Nuff said. Having freshly baked bread is great for the weekend. It doesn’t take long, and this is a basic recipe that you can add to if you want. Add in olives and cheese and you get a very tasty savoury bread that you…