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Ancient honey and sesame fritters – (Arxaies Tiganites me meli kai sousami)

It is amazing how little this recipe has changed 1800 after. The Roman Physician Galinos (129 – 99 ac) describes in his book this sweet with many details.

Greek : Αρχαίες τηγανήτες με μέλι και σουσάμι
Serves / Yields : 4 persons


  • 120 gr flour
  • 225 ml water
  • 2 spoons honey
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 spoon (15 gr) baked sesame seeds

Mix the flour, the water and one spoon of honey and make a dough. Heat 2 spoons oil in a frying pan and pour ¼ of the mixture. When it thickens turn it upside down 2 -3 times to fry it in both sides. Prepare 3 more fritters following the given i

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