Ravani

By |2018-07-04T17:07:59+01:00February 15th, 2016|Recipes|

A traditional sponge-like cake, soaked in fragrant syrup from the Northern town of Veria. This is our Chef's; Thomas Ntinas, grandma’s recipe, so the ingredients are measured not in grams or ounces but in mugs! So grab a decent sized tea mug and measure away! Preparation time: 45mins Serves: 12 pieces For the cake: 4 [...]

Fig Syrup {συκόμελο} & Tahini Olive Oil Cake

By |2018-07-04T17:08:05+01:00March 8th, 2014|Recipes|

  Preparation time: 1hr Serves: 12 pieces Square baking tray: 21cm x 21cm    v v    4 eggs    1.5 cups of sugar    3/4 cups organic extra virgin olive oil    2 cups self raising flour    3 tbs tahini    3 tbs fig syrup {συκόμελο} v v Preheat the oven to 180˚C. In [...]

Orange & Sultanas Spiced Olive Oil Cake

By |2018-07-04T17:08:05+01:00February 28th, 2014|Recipes|

Preparation time: 1hr 15mins Serves: 24 pieces Square baking tray: 30cm x 24cm   150ml organic extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ground clove 1 tsp. nutmeg 100g brown sugar (or white, if you prefer) 750ml freshly squeezed orange juice Zest of 2 oranges 800g self raising flour 200g sultanas 1 Tbsp [...]

Mastic Brownies

By |2018-07-04T17:08:08+01:00October 7th, 2013|Recipes|

225g salted butter, plus more for buttering 225g dark chocolate (Pavlidou Hygeias) 4 eggs 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons mastic powder 1 cup flour ½ cup chopped walnuts   Butter a 33cm by 22cm baking dish and preheat the oven to 200 C. Melt the butter and chocolate in a bain [...]