Cakes should be fluffy and light. The bulk of processed sugar and the flavour and consistency of butter is often needed to achieve the right consistency in cakes. The big secret to achieving that light and fluffy texture is not to overmix. You will not need any electric mixers or gadgets. Simply sift the flour twice and dry ingredients into a large bowl and … Read More Chocolate Beetroot Cake – no processed sugar, no butter or oils
Cup cakes should be fluffy and light. The bulk of processed sugar and the flavour and consistency of butter is often needed to achieve the right consistency in cakes. The recipe can also be used to make a whole cake.
Although this January seems colder than previous winters, the brightness of the light remains unique with the sun still making an appearance for a few hours a day. And the color of Mediterranean winter vegetables, almost surreal, never fail to capture the depths of my imagination. There is a great variety of fresh vegetables available in the local market this week and here I … Read More A winter salad from a Mediterranean Kitchen
We live on an island with clear skies and calm waters in the middle of winter and this is Christmas Eve on an island blessed with so many good things in life. I have eaten Borscht both as a clear soup and thick purée and during my last trip to Poland recently with potato dumplings. Here is my Mediterranean version with very little cooking … Read More Borscht Mediterranean Style
This evening we are all occupied with various activities so we will have our evening meal at different times. I am preparing a very easy-to-make supper in advance that can be refrigerated and everyone can help themselves to fit in with personal plans. I am making a lovely Beetroot and Greek yoghurt salad, Fresh Bacon Muffins and a Fresh Fruit Salad Beetroot and Greek … Read More Simple supper, an easy-cook weekday meal ! Fresh bacon muffins and beet root salad