|1/2||ts||Cream of tartar|
|Food coloring **|
|1/2||c||Toasted nuts, chopped ***|
* Flavorings: rose, mastic, strawberry, orange or lemon. ** Food coloring: red, yellow, green or orange (depending on flavoring used) *** Nuts: almonds or pistachios
Dissolve sugar and cornstarch in water. Add cream of tartar. Boil to 220 degrees F. Cover pot the last 5 minutes. Add flavor and food color. Add nuts.
Pour into oiled shallow pan. When cool, cut into squares and roll each piece in sifted powdered sugar. Store in plastic bag.
From: The Complete Greek Cookbook, by Theresa Karas Yianilos, Avenel Books, New York.