If you are avoiding refined sugar, try Mary's take on carrot cake which uses agave syrup and maple syrup as sweeteners. You will need two cake tins, a piece of muslin or a thin cleaning cloth and a piping bag fitted with a plain nozzle.
I can imagine of nothing better than a rustic and homely Greek bean soup (fasolada) for a cold winter's day. Healthy, simple and extra comforting, fasolada is with no doubt the national Greek dish! This is the authentic recipe for Greek bean soup,