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spargana cooking on the fire

Spárgana means swaddling clothes, and these thin pancakes, traditionally baked on a stone on an open fire on Christmas Eve, are served in a stack representing the cloths that wrapped the infant Jesus. Chopped walnuts are stuffed in between the pancakes and the whole is drizzled with a honey syrup.

Desserts, pastries and sweets


Text © Dana Facaros

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