Pot Halvas

Halvas (plural halvades) is a kind of pudding found in many cultures.  It is one of the most simplest but delicious  desserts.  In order to make it you should remember the 1 2, 3, 4 ratio as follows: 1 cup fat (butter, olive oil, vegetable oil, ghee, or a mixture of butter and oil), 2 […]


Continue reading about Halvas with Petimezi, Walnuts and Watermelon Rind Preserve

  Halvas – Χαλβάς (plural Halvades) is one of our favourite desserts during Lent but although I do like the classic recipe, over the years  I have made so many new flavours, that I don’t want to go back to the classic one. This time I made a honey syrup, flavoured with lemon, cinnamon and […]


Continue reading about Melenios Halvas Bananas (Honey flavoured Banana Halvas)

Ivy on March 27th, 2008

I shall try in the next few days to write some of my Lenten recipes, which were prepared on Kathara Deftera but have not managed to post them yet. I shall start with one of my favourite Lenten desserts, Halvas Katsarolas, which means Pot halva to distinguish from the one we bake in the oven. […]


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