Coffee Date Cake with Espresso Icing

 A deliciously moist cake with espresso-soaked dates, scattered walnuts and a silky espresso glaze. For the coffee addition, I like to use freshly brewed espresso coffee from the coffee machine.  You can get away with using instant coffee in the cake itself, but you will certainly appreciate using freshly brewed coffee in the glaze.  This…

Fig, Apple and Raspberry Scrolls

These scrolls are delicious warm on their own or topped with a generous drizzle of raspberry and lemon jam. The scrolls are soft and pull-apart with ease. When biting into them the filling bursts of sweet and indulgent figs, walnut and moist apple. What I love about these, the butter is limited and sugar content…

Delicious Tart Lemon and Berry Scones

Follow the simple tips included in the recipe and you will be making these delicious tart berry and tangy lemon scones perfectly in no time everytime. Fluffy Raspberry Lemon Scones are frequently prepared in The #OlivesandFeta House. The one time of the week we are always together is on a Friday afternoon – we call…

Greek Apricot, Almond Olive Oil Cake (τούρτα με βερίκοκα και ελαιόλαδο )

Olive oil is commonly used in Greek Cuisine even for baking cakes, sweets and pastries. The olive oil adds lightness to the cake, and the apricot adds a welcome tangy tartness to the subtle savoury taste of the olive oil. In fact, whilst living in Greece, I don’t recall butter ever being kept in the…

Lemon Myrtle Tea Cake

This beautiful lemon myrtle tea cake recipe has a delicate citrus taste and sweet scent   Packed with flavour using the leaves of the native lemon myrtle to infuse the cake with a sweet aroma and delicate taste, it makes an ideal addition to your afternoon tea. Lemon myrtle leaves are lemon scented and edible….