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Sugar. Some sweet words:

ακατέργαστη ζάχαρη (akatérgasti záchari): raw sugar

καστανή ζάχαρη (kastaní záchari): brown sugar

κρυσταλλική ζάχαρη (krystallikí záchari): crystallized sugar

λευκή ζάχαρη (lefkí záchari): white sugar

μαύρη ζάχαρη (mávri záchari): cane sugar with molasses

χωρίς ζάχαρη (chorís záchari): no sugar

ζάχαρη άχνη (záchari achni): powdered sugar

ζαχαρόνερο (zacharónero): ‘sugar water’ was a popular refreshing drink in the old days in Northern Greece, made with a mix of sugar, vinegar (the vinegar to kill bacteria) and water.

Desserts, pastries and sweets

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Humusak