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Rose Water Greek Rice Pudding (Risogalo)

Rose Water Greek Rice Pudding (Risogalo)

A classic Greek-style rice pudding with a twist of fragrant rosewater Ingredients: 1L (4 cups) light milk, plus 1 tablespoon extra 1/2 cup (110g) arborio risotto rice 2 tablespoons caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon rosewater 1 teaspoon cornflour 1/2 cup low-joule strawberry jam, warmed *Shopping tip: Rosewater is available from gourmet food shops and delis. *Low FODMAP ... Read More »

Strawberry Lemon Cake

Strawberry Lemon Cake

A delicious recipe by Ioanna Chalamouki of food blog Pasta Flora. Ingredients: Cake: 6 egg yolks 60g vegetable oil 60g milk 45g sugar Zest of one lemon 120g flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 6 egg whites 75g sugar (granulated) 2 tsp lemon juice 2 cups strawberries, cut in slices (reserve some for decoration on top) Whipped cream: 500ml double cream ... Read More »

Ricotta cheesecake with blood orange marmalade

Ricotta cheesecake with blood orange marmalade

A difficult to resist cheesecake with a concentrated milk flavour and a glaze that makes a difference Ingredients For the crust: 1 1/4 cups ground almond biscotti 1/4 cup granulated sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter melted, plus more for coating the baking pan For the filling: 1 package cream cheese, cut into pieces 225g whole-milk ricotta, drained in a fine ... Read More »

Gluten free Greek Meatballs

Gluten free Greek Meatballs

Greek meatballs (keftedes) are extremely versatile and absolutely delicious. They can be served as an appetiser on a sharing plate, with a side of rice for dinner or in a pita bread wrap for lunch on the run. They are perfect for kids lunch boxes and extremely popular at parties. Keftedes are traditionally made with breadcrumbs but Helen’s gluten-free version ... Read More »

Gluten Free Pastitsio with Lamb, Rosemary and Oregano

Gluten Free Pastitsio with lamb, rosemary and oregano

Pastitsio is a traditional Greek baked pasta dish, and Greece’s answer to lasagna. The key differences are lamb mince instead of beef and the use of tubular pasta as opposed to sheets. Helen’s hearty gluten-free version is made using gluten-free penne and is wonderfully comforting on a cold winter’s day. Serve with a Greek salad when entertaining friends to showcase ... Read More »

Lamb Moussaka Gluten Free

Lamb Moussaka Gluten Free

Try this hearty and wholesome classic Greek dish, with a gluten free twist by Helen Tzouganatos from her food blog Hungry & Fussy Ingredients: 2 large eggplants, thinly sliced 2 large sebago potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced Olive oil for frying Lamb bolognese 3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 500g lamb mince 1 tsp ... Read More »