Sour Cherries in syrup (sweet of the spoon)

Sour Cherries in syrup (sweet of the spoon)

This is the king of the sweets of the spoon. Sour cherries ripen in the middle of summer, in July, and you can find them only for a very short time. So you really have to be on the lookout for them, or ask your greengrocer to let you know when he will have them, as...
Quince in syrup (Sweets of the spoon)

Quince in syrup (Sweets of the spoon)

This is another of those special Greek sweets that are made using only fresh fruit and sugar. You can eat a few spoonfuls whenever the urge for something sweet overpowers you or you can use it in many different ways.           Ingredients1...
Prune Jam

Prune Jam

This is another fantastic jam you can add to your collection of home made jams, extremely easy to make. It is also a beautiful home-made present for your family and friends!           Ingredients1 kilo prunes (without the stones)800 gr....
Quince Jellies (Kydonopasto)

Quince Jellies (Kydonopasto)

Jelly candy made from quinces is a traditional Greek sweet. It requires very few ingredients and keeps well for a whole year.             Ingredients4 large quincesSugar or honey1 glass waterSome blanched almonds  Directions Peel and...
Grape Jam

Grape Jam

Grape Jam is absolutely delicious and perfect for breakfast, elevenses and any time you feel like nibbling on something sweet. It is very easy to make, you need very few ingredients and although it may be a bit time consuming, you will know that the end product will...
New Year’s Cake 2013 – Vasilopita

New Year’s Cake 2013 – Vasilopita

This is another version for the New Year’s Cake. There are so many versions and I think that each cook has her/his favorite recipe. Well, as long as it is tasty and there is a coin hidden inside the cake, it is a Vasilopita, and if you really like it you can make it...

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