Tag: #pistachio

Date and Pistachio Filo Tart [Vegan]

‘If you are looking for a change from mince pies, especially to serve at the end of a meal, this date and pistachio tart is perfect to end a festive meal. ¬†You can serve it warm just as it is or with ice cream or custard’ You will need: 1/2 packet filo pastry 2 tablespoons olive oil 500g dates juice of 6 oranges or … Read More Date and Pistachio Filo Tart [Vegan]

Cranberry & Pistachio Spelt Krustini

‘We love dunking dry biscuits in our coffee here and I use spelt flour to make krustini with cranberries and pistachio.’ You will need: 400g spelt flour 2 teaspoon Baking powder a pinch of salt 1 tablespoon cornflour 100g butter, at room temperature 100 g sugar or the equivalent in Stevia grated zest of an orange and lemon 3 eggs few drops good vanilla … Read More Cranberry & Pistachio Spelt Krustini

Ricotta and Artichoke Quiche in a Pistachio and Olive Oil Crust

If you want to read all about the wonderful produce on the island and experience some of the local life here see my Note from the heart of the Mediterranean of today. I am sharing with you now a recipe I created for Brilliant Baking Magazine, June issue. For the pistachio crust click here for step by step instructions the secret of blind baking … Read More Ricotta and Artichoke Quiche in a Pistachio and Olive Oil Crust

Strawberry and gbejna in Pistachio Pastry with no added sugar

Soft local fresh cheeslets and the fleshiest perfumed strawberries are encased in a pistachio crust, drizzled with thyme honey and sprinkled with more pistachios. Can you think of anything tastier? It was delicious. My extra pastry from covering the tart dish turned out to be the belle of the ball. I have added no sugar to this bake and the pastry is made with … Read More Strawberry and gbejna in Pistachio Pastry with no added sugar

Easy weekend baking… Filo Cigars with Ricotta and Pistachio

Why buy ready made sweets? Why order cakes with colorings and enhancers ? Did you know that wastage is not affordable in commercial baking and artifical raising enhancers guarantee successful beautiful cakes every time, without fail ? Did you also know that old fashioned baking is very trendy today ? !! This is a wonderful recipe for anyone in a rush, for all those … Read More Easy weekend baking… Filo Cigars with Ricotta and Pistachio

Pistachio Brittle… a holiday treat …

Making brittle is a fun holiday thing to do and I like the vibrancy of pistachios. This brittle is delicious served with coffee after a meal and I am making a batch to last me though the holiday week. I love it also sprinkled on yoghurt. Until a couple of months ago I used Greek yoghurt in all my desserts but now find I … Read More Pistachio Brittle… a holiday treat …