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Pastfeli Byzantine recipe

Here is something sweet to round out the meal.


  • honey
  • sesame seeds
  • orange flower water


  • Use equal weights of honey and sesame seeds.
  • In a heavy skillet bring the honey to a very firm ball stage (250° to 256° F).
  • Stir in the sesame seeds and continue cooking until the mixture comes to a bubbling boil.
  • Spread the mixture 1/2″ thick on a marble slab or tray moistened with orange flower water.
  • Cool and cut into small diamonds or squares.

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