Tag: #LeMeridien

Gluten Free Date Bars with Buckwheat

Like most of my recipes, this is an easy straightforward one … I loved these Gluten Free Date Bars with Buckwheat when I made them at Le Meridien last week and I am making them again today at home. They are very moist and soft yet the cake does not crumble when you cut it provided you let it cool completely. I topped the … Read More Gluten Free Date Bars with Buckwheat

Very Chocolatey Pots ….with reduced fat reduced sugar …

Greek food at the hotel on Fridays and I make a variety of desserts, some soft and quite healthy desserts using greek yoghurt and a range of traditional Greek pastries and cakes using a stack of recipes I collected when I lived in Cyprus. Some were given to me by local friends who were great cooks and some came from chefs at restaurants. I … Read More Very Chocolatey Pots ….with reduced fat reduced sugar …

Perfect Roast Leg of Irish Lamb for Sunday Lunch !

A perfect Roast Leg of Irish Lamb for lunch. You will need: 1 boneless leg of lamb 2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 spoons chopped fresh herbs of your choice Additional fresh herbs of your choice for garnish Maldon Salt and freshly ground pepper Use a paring knife to make small slits … Read More Perfect Roast Leg of Irish Lamb for Sunday Lunch !

Karythopita ….. a really moist Greek Walnut Cake

I┬ámade Greek sweets from the recipes I was given by my neighbor Maria when we lived in Limassol. Karythopita is particularly nice and light. Syrup is added on after it is baked but I usually cut the cake into rectangular shapes and just dip the surface into the syrup and this way the cake is syrupy as its meant to be but retains its … Read More Karythopita ….. a really moist Greek Walnut Cake

All about Halloween in the heart of the Mediterranean …..

Halloween is here and this is one of the carved pumpkins made by Reuben’s team ! So what’s cooking today ? What do Reuben and his team have in store for Halloween ? Here is a peek view of what’s coming up today ! Reuben’s Halloween Risotto And his Smoked Duck and Pumpkin Salad And my Roasted Plum Crumble Pie And have a look … Read More All about Halloween in the heart of the Mediterranean …..