" Ever wondered what sorts of foods the ancient Greeks ate? Here is a recipe for a healthful chewy snack that has satisfied and pleased children and adults alike for millennia."
The traditional Pasteli is one of the favorites treat for children and is one of the oldest and traditional recipes. It is also a very nutritious and fast-friendly or vegan snack
- ·1kg butter
- · 400gr milk
- · 240 glucose
- ·1,2kg powdered sugar
- ·1.5 sesame seeds
In a saucepan, add the butter, milk, glucose, and powdered sugar until the ingredients are boiled together.
Add sesame seeds stirring continuously and continue to cook while stirring to mix completely and thoroughly.
When the seeds are fully mixed in and the mixture has boiled again, remove from heat.
Spread the mixture on a baking parchment thinly and evenly, on the paper (about 1/4 inch high). Baked in the oven at 170 degrees Celsius for approximately 30 minutes.
When the pasteli cools to room temperature, refrigerate, as is, on the parchment paper (it doesn't need to be covered). Chill for at least 2-3 hours.