Epsima

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 24th, 2014

You may be wondering what petimezi (epsima in Cyprus) and charoupomelo (teratsomelo in Cyprus) are.   Petimezi or epsima is grape juice, cooked until a thick syrup is produced.  It’s a product produced for millenia and you may already know it as grape syrup or grape molasses.   These two Greek traditional products were used in […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 22nd, 2013

I made this «Milopita» (apple pie) last week.  I managed to take a couple of photos when I reversed it from the baking tin just in time to catch the last light and was expecting to take more photos the following day. The next morning I had a planned appointment with a dentist who was […]

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Continue reading about Greek Upside Down Milopita me Epsima (Apple Pie)

Ivy on Μαΐου 1st, 2013

I was craving something sweet today but was really busy after coming back  from the farmers” market and shopping.  I had already bought these beautiful strawberries and since I had a bar of chocolate, I prepared this delectable, but so simple, dessert in no time. It took 5 minutes to melt the chocolate and 10 […]

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Hello from Athens again. I’ve been trying to write a blog post when I was in Assini for over a week unsuccessfully and I haven’t been visiting my friends” blogs for quite a long time.  Please forgive me but there are a lot of distractions in the countryside.  You can read a post on our […]

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Continue reading about Ways to use your leftover Egg Whites and Chocolate Petimezi Amygdalota Cookies

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 3rd, 2007

Kattimerka (in the Greece called katimeria), is a Cypriot traditional pastry dessert made with dough and were fried in a traditional frying pan called sadji, which unlike the Arab Saj, which is dome shaped, the Cypriot sadji resembles more like a wok. Epsima (in Cypriot dialect) and Petimezi (in Greek) is a molasses-like syrup made […]

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