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melouchondros

μελόχοντρος

A simple semolina pudding from Kythara drenched in honey, cooked together with cinnamon and topped sesame seeds, a bit like a gooey semolina halvas. In the old days, it was made from the honey left over from the honeycomb (κηρήθρα, kirithra), mixed with cracked wheat.

Desserts, pastries and sweets

Ionian Islands

Text © Dana Facaros

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