The Veggie Sisters

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Orange pie

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Good morning, dear friends!  few days ago something magical happened! Our babyboy walked for the very first time! All of a sudden he started walking on hiw own without our help just like that…Oh God, it was such an unforgettable experience! I can’t put it into words how it felt. Our little bird opens his wings and flies on his own…He walks as if he were drunk, his steps are unsteady and he streches his hands in order to balance but he ‘ll get the hang of it!

A collegue of mine who comes from Northern Greece told me that there is a tradition there called «perpatopita» (walkpie). When a toddler takes his first steps, they make a pie to celebrate it and to make his steps sweet! Even if I come from Patras and live in Zakynthos I decided to honour this lovely tradition! My idea was to make a vegan orange pie with syrup and my adorable hubby realized it! The result was out of this world! He made the best orange pie I have ever had! This is a keeper, friends! Do try it!

Kisses and hugs!


2 cups (210 gr.) self rising flour
1 cup (125 gr.) semolina
1 cup (160 gr.) agave syrup
1 cup (100 gr.) ornage juice
3/4 cup (100 gr.) sunflower oil
290 gr. orange
zest from 2 oranges
1/2 tsp cinnamon, clove powder
1 tsp baking soda
for the syrup
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup water
zest from 1 orange



In a bowl combine flour with semolina, clove powder and cinnamon. In a blender pulse orange. In another bowl combine oil with agave syrup and orange. Combine baking soda with orange juice, stir until it rises and pour it in the wet ingredients. Combine the wet with the dry ingredients until well incorporated. Empty it in a greased round pan (24 cm).  Bake in preheated oven at 180 C for about 50 minutes . When cold, make the syrup. Put all the ingredients in a pot and let come to a boil. After 5 minutes remove from heat and pour the hot syrup into the cold pie. Allow to cool completely before serving. Enjoy!