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μαχλέπι mahlab

Mahlab, or machlépi is a flavouring made from the seeds of a species of wild sour cherry, with a unique fruity taste. It’s often used in numerous pastries and in tsouréki.

Herbs and Spices

Text © Dana Facaros

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