Tiropitakia – Rustic Mini Feta Cheese Pies

BY NONI CHRISTOPOULOS (Makes approx. 40) This Greek Meze is great for entertaining and the pastry is so easy to make. Serve as nibbles with drinks at parties, or pack as a snack in a packed lunch or picnic.  They freeze well too, just defrost and pop them in a warm oven, and you’ll think they’re freshly baked. Ingredients: Pastry 500g self-raising flour 250g natural … Continue reading Tiropitakia – Rustic Mini Feta Cheese Pies

Tropical Eton Mess

BY CECILIA NAYLOR A slight twist to a traditional English dessert replacing the strawberries with tropical fruit: Serves 4 Ingredients: 300ml double cream 200ml Greek-style yoghurt 4 shop-bought meringue nests 1 ripe mango, skin and stone removed, flesh cut into 1cm pieces 3 passion fruits halved 4 fresh mint sprigs, to decorate (optional) Method: Gently whip the cream in a large bowl until soft peaks … Continue reading Tropical Eton Mess

Cranberry Pimm’s

Ingredients: Ice cubes 375ml (12fl oz) Pimm’s No.1 100ml (3½fl oz) gin 1l (32fl oz) sparkling lemonade, chilled 200ml (6½fl oz) cranberry juice 1 lemon, sliced, to garnish Mint leaves, to garnish Redcurrents or fresh berries, to garnish Instructions:  Fill one quarter of a large jug with ice cubes. Pour in the Pimms, gin, lemonade and cranberry juice, and stir well. Add the lemon, mint … Continue reading Cranberry Pimm’s