Teratsomelo

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 24th, 2014

You may be wondering what petimezi (epsima in Cyprus) and charoupomelo (teratsomelo in Cyprus) are.   Petimezi or epsima is grape juice, cooked until a thick syrup is produced.  It’s a product produced for millenia and you may already know it as grape syrup or grape molasses.   These two Greek traditional products were used in […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 19th, 2010

These cookies were intended for a gingerbread house but one of the walls accidentally broke so I had to figure out a way to use them.  Well, there was no need to  cry over spilled milk and after all, lots of wonderful recipes were created due to an accident. The wafer cigars were intended for […]

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I don’t know if you have ever tasted carob syrup but it’s amazing.    They say that it’s a good substitute for chocolate.   I bring some from Cyprus every time I visit and use it often in many recipe.  If you can find it please try it or otherwise substitute it with «epsima» called petimezi […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 18th, 2008

My husband started doing the shopping  when he realized that when I was with him we ended up with a huge bill.   He usually goes to our neighbourhood supermarket where we can get all we need but in order to get some unusual ingredients we have to go  to one of the big chain supermarkets […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 3rd, 2007

Kattimerka (in the Greece called katimeria), is a Cypriot traditional pastry dessert made with dough and were fried in a traditional frying pan called sadji, which unlike the Arab Saj, which is dome shaped, the Cypriot sadji resembles more like a wok. Epsima (in Cypriot dialect) and Petimezi (in Greek) is a molasses-like syrup made […]

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