Tag: #beetroot

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Chocolate beetroot cupcakes, a healthier Valentine treat

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.

A winter salad from a Mediterranean Kitchen

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

Borscht Mediterranean Style

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

Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley’s family favorites for Thanksgiving !

Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley welcomed me to her official residence and we tasted all her home made family favorite Thanksgiving specialities. What a treat, everything was so delicious and fresh……Corn muffins, her own mother’s recipe for sweet potato pie, a home made cranberry and orange marmalade using Mediterranean oranges from her garden and the most luscious beetroot chocolate cake with beetroot frosting which I can … Read More Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley’s family favorites for Thanksgiving !

Simple supper, an easy-cook weekday meal ! Fresh bacon muffins and beet root salad

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