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sorvas

σορβάς

Sorvas (σορβάς) is the Pontic word for soup, in particular a yogurt soup made by Pontic communities in Thrace and Eastern and Central Macedonia. It's famous as a restorative soup after a night out, or for stomach aches.

Ingredients include korkoto, paskitan, butter, onion, mint and salt. Because paskitan is strained, it's also known as τανωμένος σορβάς (tanomenos sorvas), strained soup.

Macedonia

Soups, sauces and stews

Thrace

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Melisoula