kourabiethes by Litsa! Kourabiethes (butter cookies with icing sugar)A Greek favorite.The cookie that melts in your mouth. Easy to make, the only thing to remember is that good quality butter is a must for the best Kourabiethes and no substitutions will do if you are looking for perfection... Also, the [...]
Almond and sesame pita! Nothing compares to Phyllo desserts! Is working with Phyllo a challenge for you? If you know the little secrets it's a breeze..... Almond and sesame pita Litsa! Ingredients 450 gr.Phyllo 1 cup roasted sesame 1 ½ cup almonds roasted and crushed I cup melted butter 1 [...]
Almonds are my favorite nuts, and I always look for ways to use them and here is my go-to recipe, Almond cake, fresh and light especially after a heavy meal, just perfect! They are the perfect candy, almonds are, especially if I mix them with other goodies like raisins and make [...]
Individual trifles with caramelized apples When you want a delicious dessert and you don't have too much time on your hands, here is the solution! Caramelized apples and chantilly cream are divine anytime! Go ahead make it and you will be happy you did incredible taste! Dessert for 4 Ingredients 6 apples (golden [...]
Quince preserves Traditional Greek preserves ( Gliko tou koutaliou ) Quince preserves by Litsa! Ingredients 4 Quinces 1 cup water 1 Tsp vanilla Juice of ½ lemon Sugar ¾ of a cup less than your diced Quinces 1 cup almonds-skin removed and cut in half Peel the Quinces and dice them [...]
Litsa Bolontzakis, My passion, and love for my heritage are the reason I published two amazing books about Greek cooking, treasure-filled coffee table books with wonderful pictures and easy-to-follow recipes.