I made a wedding cake!

I had the great honour of making a wedding cake for a friend of mine recently. Continue reading

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Muhallebi

Muhallebi, where do I begin?

A traditional Turkish dessert, it’s popular throughout the Middle East, as well as in Cyprus. It’s as pretty as a picture, served in individual dishes or one large shallow dish, sprinkled with pistachios, almonds or cinnamon.

It is the most delicate of desserts – milk pudding thickened with rice flour and perfumed with rose or orange blossom. Perfect for hot summer days, and even better after an over indulgent mezze session! Continue reading