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A specialty of Veria (the biblica Berea) reváni is a cousin of the Middle Eastern basbousa—a sweet moist cake made with fine semolina flavoured with lemon zest, then soaked in an orange syrup, and sprinkled with cinnamon. It's also kin to samali.

Desserts, pastries and sweets


Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Ρεβανί Βέροιας Χοχλιουρου