Key Lime Meringue Pie

AUTHOR NOTES A meringue you can’t mess up. A punchy-bright middle that—perhaps controversially—skips the hassle of Key limes. And a secret ingredient so obvious (shh, it’s plenty of salt in the meringue), you’ll never skip it again. Meet your new favourite Key lime pie, from Petee’s Pie Companyco-owner and head baker Petra Paredez (aka Petee).  […]

Graham Cracker Crust for Pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cups finely ground graham cracker crumbs  ⅓ cup white sugar  6 tablespoons butter, melted  ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional) Directions Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, melted butter or margarine, and cinnamon until well blended. Press mixture into an 8 or 9-inch pie plate. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 7 […]

Classic Greek Sweets – Kourampies and Melomakarona

kourambiedes - Greek Dessert

Greek society cleaves into two clans: those who prefer the crunchy intensity of melomakarona and those who swear by the ethereal, melt in the mouth, buttery bite of a kourabie. The two scrumptious biscuits are indispensable additions to the Greek holiday table. Platters piled high with nutty brown melomakarona and snow white kourabiedes form part of […]

Greek rice pudding

rice pudding bowel

Prep time: 25minServings: 4 portions Ingredients 250 g glutinous rice  500 ml water  500 ml milk, 3,5%  400 ml heavy cream 35%  200 g granulated sugar  6 cardamom, seeds  2 stick(s) cinnamon  cinnamon, ground, to serve Method In a pot, add the rice, water, milk and heavy cream. In a small food processor, beat the granulated sugar and 6 cardamom […]

Lime Cheesecake (No-Bake )

lime cheesecake

PREP TIME: 2 hours 20 minutesMAKES: one 8-inch cheesecake I’ve never been a huge fan of key lime pie (too sour, too sweet), which is where this no-bake cheesecake swoops in to save the day. The acidity of the filling, in a way, offsets its sweetness and highlights its perfect “just rightness”; meanwhile, the heavy […]

Mojito Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta Mojito

Panna cotta is a nice and easy dessert idea for any season. This mojito panna cotta is a perfect summer dessert that you can prepare anytime when you want to eat something sweet and easy to prepare. Here is the recipe: Servings 4 Ingredients:  For the Panna cotta: 11 grams (1 envelope) gelatin (or 3 […]

Key Lime Coconut Pie

Key-lime pies

This key lime coconut pie is so refreshing and one of my favorite tropical desserts! It is so creamy and easy – simply delicious! Ingredients:  1 Graham cracker crust (store-bought or homemade – here is the recipe: LINK) 250 ml (1 cup) heavy cream 4 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 5-ounces (1 can) unsweetened coconut milk 14-ounces (1 can) […]

Perfect Graham Cracker Crust Recipe

NEVER buy a store bought pie crust again when you can make this easy 4-ingredient Graham Cracker Crust. Use it for ANY pie recipe – bake or no bake! Prep Time 10 minutesTotal Time 10 minutesYield 1 crust INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs from about 9 whole graham crackers 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon optional Pinch of salt 7 tablespoons unsalted butter melted INSTRUCTIONS If you’re using whole […]