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revani

ρεβανί

revaní

A specialty of Veria (the biblica Berea) revani 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.

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Ρεβανί Βέροιας Χοχλιουρου