Author(s): Tessa Kiros
Over 130 family-friendly recipes from some of Tessa Kiros's most-popular cookbooks.
Tessa Kiros was born in London to a Finnish mother and a Greek-Cypriot father. The family moved to South Africa when she was four, and at the age of 18 Tessa set off to travel. She has cooked at London's The Groucho Club and in Sydney, Athens and Mexico. On a trip to Italy to study the language and food, she met her husband, Giovanni, and they now live in Tuscany with their two children. Tessa is the best-selling author of eight cookbooks.
Tessa Kiros Collection: Recipe balance and breakdown Overall book breakdown: 157 recipes in total Falling Cloudberries - 32 Apples for Jam - 52 Piri Piri Starfish - 30 Venezia - 17 WC Food from many Greek Kitchens - 26 Breakfast (13 recipes) 1. Cinnamon & cardamom buns (FC) 2. Yeasted milk breads (PP) 3. Homemade rusks (FC) 4. Mixed brown bread (AFJ) 5. White milk bread or rolls (AFJ) 6. Bobba's babka (FC) 7. Coloured fruit salad (AFJ) 8. Half-moon rolls (AFJ) 9. Sesame seed rings (GK) 10. Jam shortbread (AFJ) 11. White loaf with honey, butter & pecans (AFJ) 12. Greek yoghurt with honey, cinnamon, pecans & pomegranates (AFJ) 13. Chocolate loaf (AFJ) Falling Cloudberries - 3 Apples for Jam - 8 Piri Piri Starfish - 1 Venezia - 0 Food from many Greek Kitchens - 1 Antipasti (14 recipes) 1. Dolmades *Stuffed vine leaves (GK) 2. Tuna or sardine pate (PP) 3. Prawn pastries (PP) 4. Koupes (FC) 5. Meat carpaccio (V) 6. Fish carpaccio (V) 7. Tiny savoury tartlets (AFJ) 8. Prawns with piri piri, whiskey and lemon (PP) 9. Spinach and truffle pies (FC) 10. Baked scallops (V) 11. Fried mozzarella toasts (mozzarella in carozzo) (V) 12. Sergia's brew (intruglio) (V) 13. Gratineed mussels (PP) 14. Fried cheese (saganaki) (GK) Falling Cloudberries - 2 Apples for Jam - 1 Piri Piri Starfish - 4 Venezia - 5 Food from many Greek Kitchens - 2 Soups (11 recipes) 1. Portuguese gazpacho (PP) 2. Potato and cabbage soup with chourico (caldo verde) (PP) 3. Fisherman's soup (kakavia) (GK) 4. Green bean & Potato Soup (PP) 5. Tomato Soup with Coriander & Poached Egg (PP) 6. Poached Fish with Lemon Oil (GK) 7. Vermicelli Soup with Tomato & Basil (AFJ) 8. Red Pepper soup with Olives, Lemon Rind & Yoghurt (FC) 9. Vegetable Soup (PP) 10. Tahini Soup (GK) 11. White Bean Soup (Fasolada) (GK) Falling Cloudberries - 1 Apples for Jam - 1 Piri Piri Starfish - 5 Venezia - 0 Food from many Greek Kitchens - 4 Salads (6 recipes) 1. Baby Spinach, Bresaola, Apple & Nut Salad (FC) 2. Greek Salad (GK) 3. Chickpea, Feta & Coriander Salad (FC) 4. Coddled Egg & Anchovy Salad (FC) 5. Black-eyed Bean Salad (PP) 6. Cabbage & Pepper Salad (GK) Falling Cloudberries - 3 Apples for Jam - 0 Piri Piri Starfish - 1 Venezia - 0 Food from many Greek Kitchens - 2 Pasta, gnocchi, rice (19 recipes) 1. Spaghetti with Tomato & Scampi (V) 2. Penne with Prawns, Cream & Tomato (AFJ) 3. Pasta with Sardines & Wild Fennel (FC) 4. Spaghetti & Meatballs (AFJ) 5. Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni (AFJ) 6. Meat Lasagna (AFJ) 7. Tomato Lasagna (AFJ) 8. Spaghetti with Clams & Calamari (V) 9. Pasta with Tuna, Tomato & Olives (AFJ) 10. Spaghettini with Egg & Toasted Parsley Breadcrumbs (AFJ) 11. Spaghetti with Squid Ink (V) 12. Pumpkin Gnocchi (V) 13. Beetroot Gnocchi (AFJ) 14. Scampi & Gnocchi (V) 15. Vegetable Risotto (V) 16. Prawn & Spinach Brown Rice Risotto (AFJ) 17. Risotto with Fried Egg (AFJ) 18. Asparagus & Scampi Risotto (V) 19. Mussel Rice (GK) Falling Cloudberries - 1 Apples for Jam - 10 Piri Piri Starfish - 0 Venezia - 7 Food from many Greek Kitchens - 1 Seafood (21 recipes) 1. Polenta & Fried Anchovies (V) 2. Calamari with Butter, Lemon & Garlic (FC) 3. Sardines in Escabeche (PP) 4. Prawns in Beer (PP) 5. Fried Calamari (GK) 6. Herrings Marinated in Vinegar with Dill & Allspice (FC) 7. Red Mullet with Tomatoes (FC) 8. Clams & Tomato (V) 9. Salmon Ceviche with Coriander, Chilli & Lime (FC) 10. Salt Cod with Tomatoes, Peppers, and Olives (PP) 11. Prawns with Lemon, Piri Piri, Garlic & Feta (FC) 12. Pan-fried Fish with Vinegar (PP) 13. Grilled Squid with Chourico & Lemon Coriander Oil (PP) 14. Fish Cakes (AFJ) 15. Fish Grill with Lemon (PP) 16. Roast Octopus in Red Wine with Potatoes (PP) 17. Sole Bundles with Spinach (AFJ) 18. Pan-fried Sole with Lemon Garlic Butter (PP) 19. Scampi Sour (PP) 20. Mussels with Feta & Peppers (GK) 21. Fish Pie (AFJ) Falling Cloudberries - 5 Apples for Jam - 3 Piri Piri Starfish - 9 Venezia - 2 Food from many Greek Kitchens - 2 Meat: (24) 1. Chicken Escalopes with Tomatoes & Capers (AFJ) 2. Roast Chicken & Potatoes with Thyme, Lemon & Garlic (AFJ) 3. Fried Chicken (FC) 4. Sauteed Chicken with Bay Leaves & Juniper Berries (AFJ) 5. Grilled Chicken Piri Piri (PP) 6. Ludi's Chicken (FC) 7. Sausages & Polenta (V) 8. Sausage & Potato Frittata (AFJ) 9. Mince & Rice Dumplings with Dill, Egg & Lemon Sauce (AFJ) 10. Baked Pork Ribs with Orange (PP) 11. Pork Skewers (GK) 12. Lamb Kebab (GK) 13. Lamb & Green Bean Casserole (AFJ) 14. Leg of Lamb with Oregano & Lemon (FC) 15. Cypriot Baked Lamb & Potatoes with Cumin & Tomatoes (FC) 16. Roasted Lamb & Rice-Shaped Pasta (GK) 17. Cozido (PP) 18. Pan-fried Liver Schnitzels with Onion (PP) 19. Pan-fried Veal Chops with Lemon, Sage & Mascarpone (FC) 20. Veal Involtini (AFJ) 21. Long-Simmered Veal with Cream & Dill (FC) 22. Roast Veal with Oranges & Lemons (AFJ) 23. Prego Rolls & Chilli Oil (FC) 24. Beef Kebabs with Bay Leaves (PP) Falling Cloudberries - 7 Apples for Jam - 8 Piri Piri Starfish - 5 Venezia - 1 Food from many Greek Kitchens - 3 Veg and sides (12 recipes) 1. Fried Zucchini & Aubergine (GK) 2. Stuffed Vegetables (FC) 3. Tzatziki (GK) 4. Artichokes & Broad Beans (GK) 5. Beetroot with Yoghurt & Pistachios (GK) 6. Broad Beans with Chourico (PP) 7. Stewed Green Beans in Tomato Sauce (GK) 8. Baked Pumpkin with Butter & Brown Sugar (AFJ) 9. Roasted Zucchini & Tomatoes with Thyme (AFJ) 10. Baked Okra (GK) 11. Roast Pumpkin & Mushrooms (V) 12. Pumpkin Pizza (AFJ) Falling Cloudberries - 1 Apples for Jam - 3 Piri Piri Starfish - 1 Venezia - 1 Food from many Greek Kitchens - 6 Desserts (37 recipes) 1. Pear & Berry Crumble (AFJ) 2. Banana Bread (AFJ) 3. Chocolate & Vanilla Biscuits (AFJ) 4. Lemon Sandwiches with Raspberries & Cream (AFJ) 5. Rose Delight (GK) 6. Hazelnut Chocolate Balls (AFJ) 7. Lemon Rice Pudding with Roasted Peaches (AFJ) 8. Spiced Syrup Cakes (GK) 9. Passionfruit Creme Caramel (PP) 10. Pavlovas with Oranges & Cherries (AFJ) 11. Watermelon & Rose Metal Jam with Buttermilk Pudding (FC) 12. Small Baklava (GK) 13. Ouzo Sorbet (GK) 14. Custard Filo Pie (GK) 15. Filo Millefeuille with Oranges (FC) 16. Baked Cinnamon Apples with Buttermilk Ice Cream (AFJ) 17. Chocolate Cake with Icing (AFJ) 18. Berry Cheesecake (FC) 19. Jam & Cream Shortcake (FC) 20. Honey Cake (AFJ) 21. Carrot Cake (FC) 22. Chocolate Truffle Tart with Hot Chocolate (FC) 23. Ricotta Tart with a Chocolate Crust (FC) 24. Milk Tart (FC) 25. Peppermint Crisp Pie (AFJ) 26. Pineapple Cake (PP) 27. Pecan Butter Biscuits (AFJ) 28. Maple Syrup & Vanilla Ice Cream (AFJ) 29. Crumbler Cake (V) 30. Poached Fruit in Vanilla Syrup (AFJ) 31. Pomegranate Sorbet (AFJ) 32. Butter Sugar Biscuits (AFJ) 33. Meringue with Strawberries & Chocolate (AFJ) 34. Rose Cake (PP) 35. Honey Tart (PP) 36. Yoghurt & Semolina Syrup Cake with Rosewater (FC) 37. Vanilla Cake (AFJ) Falling Cloudberries - 9 Apples for Jam - 18 Piri Piri Starfish - 4 Venezia - 1 Food from many Greek Kitchens - 5