Ivy on May 25th, 2013

As I have said in a previous post, Galaktoboureko or galaktomboureko is one of my favourite Greek desserts. There is a place in Southern Attica, specifically in Vari, called Vlahika, where galaktoboureko is famous because it is made with ewe’s milk and ewe’s butter.  A few decades ago, this area was full of sheep.  As Vari is […]


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Ivy on November 2nd, 2007

Galaktoboureko, also written Galaktomboureko or Galatoboureko, is possibly the king of sweets for many in Greece and the one I prefer the most.   A fabulous semolina cream, rich and consistent, lies in the middle, between thin layers of crispy phyllo, on made into rolls  which are bathed in syrup. It’s one of my favourite desserts and […]


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