Jams And Preserves

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 16th, 2007

Glyka tou koutaliou, which are traditional, homemade, spoons sweets are slowly disappearing.   Working housewives have so little time to spare that they can’t devote to such time consuming work and prefer to buy them from supermarkets. As a result, traditional recipes are gradually being forgotten and whatever spoon sweets are made and consumed are all […]


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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 1st, 2007

  Μint is a herbaceous rhizomatous perennial plant  native to all temperate climates.  Spearmint leaves can be used fresh, dried, or frozen. They can also be preserved in salt, sugar, sugar syrup, alcohol, or oil. The leaves lose their aromatic appeal after the plant flowers. It can be dried by cutting just before, or right (at peak) as the […]


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