Mastic Resin

Ivy on May 3rd, 2011

Last week we were without electricity for three days, so on Saturday evening when the electricity was restored it was too late to go shopping. On Sunday I wanted to make a dessert but unfortunately there was no fresh milk, no eggs, no butter, no heavy cream (you get the point), so  I opened the […]


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Ivy on June 21st, 2008

I based this dessert, on a cream my mother used to make in Cyprus called Paris on Ice, which was flavoured with masticha (mastic resin). For those of you who are not familiar with the mastic resin, it is an evergreen shrub or small tree of the Pistacio family growing up to 4 m (13 […]


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