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eftazymo

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A special kind of bread made on Crete for 15 August, the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. Instead of yeast it's made with fermented chopped up chick peas, that make a foam that make the dough rise; before being baked the bread is topped with black sesame seeds.

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by: neakriti