Were the dried ﬁg and the walnuts ingredients in basyniai, or were they a separate offering to the goddess? Here we have assumed that they were separate – you can serve the figs alongside your Delian Sweets. The second recipe, quoted from Apicius, is a little clearer as to the method of making he sweets. This recipe is inspired by Cato’s recipe but uses honey to make it sweet. You can make a savoury version without the honey by using a salted cheese, such as feta. Mix the ﬂour, water and one tablespoon of honey together into a batter.
Buttery shortbread biscuits dipped in chocolate make for the perfect afternoon snack. Impress your friends with this deliciously moist Blueberry and Almond Cake, perfect for serving with a hot cup of tea or coffee. Mrs Tweedy’s Chicken and Leek Pie is a wonderful winter warmer cooked to perfection in the cast-iron … Read More