December 18, 2014 - Orthodox Christian Network

Sesame Baklava

Baking sesame baklava (Μπακλαβάς Σουσαμένιος) on Christmas Eve is an old custom in Thrace and other parts of Greece. Sesame was once regarded as a highly-prized commodity worth its weight in gold. When used in the Christmas baklava, it is symbolic of the invaluable gift of Christ who comes into Read more…