Topped with a festive pink sugar glaze, edible flowers, toasted almonds and candied ginger this Tsoureki may just be too pretty to eat. (Just kidding. EAT!)
Just 5 ingredients make up these Blue & White Crinkle Cookies to Celebrate Greek Independence Day! Ζήτω η Ελλάδα! Long Live Greece!
On this day in 1821 and “Freedom or Death” became the motto of the Greek revolution against the Ottoman Empire. Greek Independence Day, a national holiday celebrated annually across Greece on March 25 commemorates the start of the War of Independence. Additionally, It coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of the Annunciation when Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary and brought news that she would bear the son of God.
I had a “Post-it Note” experience. You know the story of the invention of the 3M Post-it Note, right? How it was created by accident? These Gluten-Free Almond Brown Butter Scones were created by accident, but turned out to be quite the opposite of disappointing.
I’m endlessly looking for a reason to bake something sweet in the kitchen. Name-days in our house are the perfect opportunity. Much like a birthday celebration, the honoree picks the dinner menu. Something special for dessert is a give-in.
Kourabiethes – Powdered Sugar Greek Butter Cookies: A melt-in-your-mouth, festive and traditional Greek holiday cookie that is simple to prepare.
It is not uncommon to see these bite-sized snow-ball looking treat on the Greek dessert table during the holidays. These delicious and heavily powdered treats are called Kourabiethes and they are melt-in your mouth wonderful! But wait… there’s more! Two modern variations of this delicious traditional recipe included: Cinnamon Kourabiethes and Pistachio-Matcha Green Tea Kourabiethes create a beautiful festive dessert platter!
Brown Butter Macadamia Nut Baklava: Macadamia nuts spiced with cloves and cinnamon then layered between sheets of filo dough and nutty-brown butter and topped with melted dark chocolate.
Our classic buttery baklava recipe gets all dressed up for the holidays by browning the butter and swapping out walnuts for the royal Queensland nut: the Macadamia.
The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and with it a collection of pumpkin themed recipes. Pumpkin bread, cookies, and whoopie pies are some of my favorites. One of my new favorites this fall is this easy to make Pumpkin Spiced Karithopita.
The filling in these hand pies is flavorful and tastes of fall. Fresh Fuyu persimmons are slowly simmered in Metaxa (Greek brandy) with freshly grated ginger, orange zest and cinnamon. YUM.