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kydoni

κυδώνι

Quince. A word that goes back to the ancient Minoans on Crete (Kydonia was the original name of Chania). A popular flavouring for loukoumia, spoon sweets etc, but also used in some savoury dishes such as pork with quince and lamb with quince, a specialty of Macedonia.

Text © Dana Facaros

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