Methismena Amorgiana and bread pavloi
These are traditional Lenten Easter cookies. (They are similar to Kaltsounia that are filled with apricot jam, walnuts, and either cheese or sugar). The ingredients needed for preparation include:
some baking powder and
They are sprinkled with icing sugar.
View Mrs Irene making them lovingly further down!
This is the brown kneaded bread known as “Amorgian Pavlos”, which is dedicated to Agios Pavlos (on the road to Chora from Aegiali). As regards its basic ingredients, it consists of wheat and barley flour which is then cut and baked again to make small rusks, known as “Pavli”.