How to boil and peel Chestnuts
Chestnuts, although typically they are usually categorized as nuts, but in fact they are fruit, which are produced by the chestnut tree. We will learn how to boil and peel them.
Diples (pronounced diip-LESS), which means folded, is another traditional Christmas sweet pastry, made in many parts of Greece especially in the Peloponnese. These are the desserts they serve at weddings, christenings, engagements etc. but are also very popular during Christmas.
Honey, Peanut butter, Chocolate and Pastelli Cookies - Lakonia Part II - Kopiaste..to Greek Hospital
These Honey, Peanut butter, Chocolate and Pastelli Cookies are nistisima (Lenten) made with peanut butter, honey, sunflower oil, dark sugar and flour.
Ampelofassoula or Louvi (Fresh Black Eyed Peas) and Marida (Picarel)
Ampelofassoula are the fresh green green beans (Vigna unguiculata) also known as cow peas, also called louvi in Cyprus. These beans are eaten before they mature,usually boiled and eaten as a salad with olive oil and lemon juice. When they ripen the seeds are dried become the well known black eyed peas.
Pomegranate liqueur like all other liqueurs is easy to make but you have to be patient and wait for the fruit to macerate in the alcohol for about a month, then prepare a simple sugar syrup and combine them. After that, you can drink it right away but as it matures it gets even better.
Easy Cherry Pit Liqueur with Cherry Syrup - Kopiaste..to Greek Hospitality
This Cherry Pit Liqueur is easy to make as it is made using the leftover pits of cherries and leftover syrup from a cherry preserve.
Pischies (fried pastry)
Pischies is a Cypriot traditional pastry dessert made with dough on which it is generously brushed with olive oil, cinnamon and sugar and after shaping them they are fried in olive oil and then bathed in syrup.