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pougkia

Πουγκιά

pougkia

‘Sachets’: usually fyllo filled with honeyed ground walnuts and almonds, baked or fried then dusted with confectioner’s sugar. A speciality of the Dodecanese islands.

They can also be savoury pastries in various forms.

Also spelled πουγκάκια or πουγγάκια.

Aegean Islands

Desserts, pastries and sweets

Dips, pies, snacks & mezedes

Text © Dana Facaros

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