Karpouzi

I have already posted the traditional recipe for Glyko Karpouzi a few years ago but here’s a different approach, making it with mini watermelons and more fragrance. Unfortunately I did not have some pickling lime, so I did not use it this time and as a result, it was not very crunchy.  However,  if you […]

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Continue reading about Aromatiko Glyko Karpouzi (Aromatic mini Watermelon Rinds Fruit Preserve) revisited

Ivy on Αυγούστου 14th, 2012

  I love to make fruit preserves and at the end when we eat the fruit there’s always some leftover delicious syrup, which has absorbed the flavour of the fruit but also of the ingredients added at the time of preparation. I have been using leftover syrups in my recipes for ages but until recently, […]

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Continue reading about Krema Karpouziou me Ryzalevro (Watermelon Rice Pudding)

Ivy on Ιουλίου 15th, 2008

Watermelon has such wonderful properties for your health as it lowers cholesterol and helps maintain a better immune system. Now that watermelon,  is in season, when you buy some, the only thing that is not edible are the pips. So let’s see how many things I can make out of this 5 kilo watermelon? To […]

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Continue reading about Karpouzopita (Watermelon Cake) and Watermelon Jelly

Ivy on Ιουλίου 14th, 2008

Glyka tou Koutaliou, which translates as «spoon sweets» are fruit preserves, served in a spoon (occasionally with a small fork) as a gesture of hospitality. They can be made from almost any fruit, though sour and bitter fruits are especially prized. There are even spoon sweets made from vegetables such as carrots, eggplants, tomatoes etc. […]

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Continue reading about Glyko Karpouzi – Watermelon Rind Preserve (spoon sweet)


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