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The MELOMAKARONO (Greek : μελομακάρονο plural: μελομακάρονα, melomakarona) is an egg -shaped Greek dessert made mainly from flour , olive oil , and honey . Along with the kourabies it is a traditional dessert prepared primarily during the Christmas
Christmas
holiday season.

Typical ingredients of the melomakarono are flour or semolina , sugar , orange zest and/or fresh juice , cognac (or similar beverage), cinnamon and olive oil. During rolling they are often filled with ground walnuts . Immediately after baking, they are immersed for a few seconds in cold syrup made of honey and sugar dissolved in water. Finally, they are decorated with ground, as well as bigger pieces of walnut. Dark chocolate -covered melomakarona are also a more recent variation of the traditional recipe.

SEE ALSO

* Loukoumades
Loukoumades
* Kourabies

REFERENCES

* ^ "Melomakarona - Honey
Honey
Cookies with Walnuts". About.com. * ^ Yagkou, Varvara. "Μελομακάρονα γεμιστά". foodmuseum.cs.ucy.ac.cy (in Greek). Cyprus Food Virtual Museum. Retrieved 27 November 2015.

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Cuisine of Greece
Greece

HISTORY

* Ancient Greek cuisine
Greek cuisine
* Ancient Greece
Greece
and wine * Byzantine cuisine
Byzantine cuisine

INGREDIENTS

* Basil
Basil
* Dill * Eggplant
Eggplant
* Honey
Honey
* Mastic * Olive oil * Olives * Oregano
Oregano
* Raisin
Raisin
* Semolina
Semolina
* Tomato
Tomato
* Thyme
Thyme

BREADS

* Daktyla
Daktyla
* Eliopsomo * Lagana * Paximadi * Paximathia * Pita
Pita
* Stafidopsomo

SALADS

* Dakos
Dakos
* Greek salad
Greek salad
* Melitzanosalata * Skordalia
Skordalia
* Taramosalata * Tirokafteri
Tirokafteri
* Tzatziki
Tzatziki

APPETIZERS

* Bakaliaros * Dolma
Dolma
* Fava * Kalamaria * Kolokythoanthoi * Kolokythakia * Koulouri * Lakerda * Loukaniko
Loukaniko
* Lountza
Lountza
* Octopus * Spanakopita * Tyropita * Yogurt
Yogurt

CHEESES

* Anthotyros * Feta
Feta
* Formaela * Graviera * Kalitsounia * Kasseri * Kefalotyri
Kefalotyri
* Kefalograviera * Kopanisti Mykonou * Manouri
Manouri
* Metsovone * Metsovela * Mizithra * Saganaki
Saganaki
* San Michali * Xynotyro * Xynomizithra

DISHES

* Apáki * Bourdeto * Bifteki * Britzola * Giouvetsi
Giouvetsi
* Gyros * Lagos Stifado * Keftedakia * Kokkinisto * Kokoretsi
Kokoretsi
* Kreatopita * Kotopita * Moussaka
Moussaka
* Omeletta * Savoro * Sheftalia
Sheftalia
* Smyrna meatballs
Smyrna meatballs
* Snails * Spetsofai * Strapatsada
Strapatsada
* Sofrito
Sofrito
* Souvla * Souvlaki
Souvlaki
* Syglino * Tigania * Tsigareli

Pasta (Zymarika) Hilopites Pastitsio
Pastitsio
Pastitsada Manestra/Kritharaki Trahanas Fish Atherina Garides Glossa Gavroi Mussels Sardeles Tonos Xiphias Soups Avgolemono
Avgolemono
Bourou-bourou Fasolada
Fasolada
Kakavia Chicken soup
Chicken soup
Magiritsa
Magiritsa
Psarosoupa Trahanas Vegetable Anginares alla Polita Gemista Gigandes plaki
Gigandes plaki
Leaf vegetable Spanakorizo

DESSERTS

* Copenhagen (dessert) * Diples
Diples
* Fanouropita * Finikia * Galaktoboureko
Galaktoboureko
* Galatopita * Halva
Halva
* Karydopita
Karydopita
* Koulourakia
Koulourakia
* Kourabiedes * Lazarakia * Loukoumades
Loukoumades
* Loukoumi * Mandolato * Melitini * Melomakarona * Melopita * Moustokouloura * Pastafrola
Pastafrola
* Pasteli * Spoon sweets
Spoon sweets
* Tahinopita * Trigona * Tsoureki
Tsoureki
* Vasilopita

WINES

* Agiorgitiko
Agiorgitiko
* Aidini * Assyrtiko
Assyrtiko
* Athiri * Kotsifali * Lesbian wine * Limnio
Limnio
* Mavrodafni * Mandilaria * Moschofilero * Retsina
Retsina
* Robola
Robola
* Savatiano * Vilana * Xinomavro
Xinomavro

DRINKS

* Kitron * Kumquat
Kumquat
* Mastika * Metaxa
Metaxa
* Ouzo * Rakomelo
Rakomelo
* Sideritis * Tentura
Tentura
* Tsipouro * Tsikoudia * Frappé coffee
Frappé coffee

SEE ALSO

* Kafenio * Meze
Meze
* Ouzeri
Ouzeri
* Taverna
Taverna

Notable products Avgotaraho Florina pepper Greek wine
Greek wine
Fava Santorinis Kalamata olive
Kalamata olive
Krokos Kozanis (Saffron) Zante currant

Greece
Greece
portal

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Christmas
Christmas

* Christmas
Christmas
Eve * Children\'s Day * Boxing Day * Nochebuena * Saint Nicholas Day * St. Stephen\'s Day * Sol Invictus
Sol Invictus
* Yule
Yule

In Christianity

* Biblical Magi

* Adoration of the Magi

* Adoration of the Shepherds
Adoration of the Shepherds
* Advent
Advent
* Angel Gabriel
Gabriel
* Annunciation
Annunciation
* Annunciation
Annunciation
to the shepherds * Baptism of the Lord
Baptism of the Lord
* Bethlehem
Bethlehem
* Christingle * Christmastide
Christmastide
* Epiphany * Herod the Great
Herod the Great
* Jesus
Jesus
* Joseph * Mary

* Massacre of the Innocents

* flight into Egypt

* Nativity Fast
Nativity Fast

* Nativity of Jesus
Jesus

* in art * in later culture

* Nativity scene
Nativity scene
* Saint Nicholas
Saint Nicholas
* Star of Bethlehem
Bethlehem
* Twelfth Night

IN FOLKLORE

* Badalisc * La Befana
Befana
* Belsnickel
Belsnickel
* Caganer
Caganer
* Christkind
Christkind
* Ded Moroz
Ded Moroz
* Elves * Father Christmas
Christmas
* Grýla
Grýla
* Jack Frost
Jack Frost
* Joulupukki * Knecht Ruprecht
Knecht Ruprecht
* Korvatunturi
Korvatunturi
* Krampus
Krampus
* Mikulás
Mikulás
* Miner\'s figure * Mrs. Claus
Mrs. Claus
* Nisse/Tomte * North Pole
North Pole
* Old Man Winter * Olentzero
Olentzero
* Père Fouettard * Père Noël
Père Noël
* Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer * Saint Lucy
Saint Lucy
* Santa\'s reindeer * Santa\'s workshop * Sinterklaas
Sinterklaas
* Tió de Nadal * Vertep
Vertep
* Yule
Yule
Cat * Yule
Yule
Lads * Zwarte Piet
Zwarte Piet

GIFT-BRINGERS

* Saint Nicholas
Saint Nicholas
* Santa Claus
Santa Claus
* List of Christmas
Christmas
gift-bringers by country

TRADITIONS

* Advent
Advent
calendar * Advent
Advent
candle * Advent
Advent
wreath * Boar\'s Head Feast * Candle arches * Cards * Carols by Candlelight
Carols by Candlelight
* Cavalcade of Magi
Cavalcade of Magi
* Crackers * Decorations * Events and celebrations * Feast of the Seven Fishes * Flying Santa * Hampers * Las Posadas
Las Posadas
* Letters * Lights * Markets * Meals and feasts * Moravian star * Nine Lessons and Carols
Nine Lessons and Carols
* NORAD Tracks Santa
NORAD Tracks Santa

* Nutcrackers

* dolls

* Ornaments

* Parades

* list

* Piñatas * Pyramids * Räuchermann
Räuchermann
* Seals * Secret Santa * Spanbaum
Spanbaum
* Stamps * Stockings * Tree * Twelve Days * Wassailing
Wassailing
* Windows * Yule
Yule
Goat * Yule
Yule
log

BY COUNTRY

* Australia and New Zealand * Denmark * Germany * Hawaii * Hungary * Iceland * Indonesia * Ireland * Mexico * Norway * Philippines * Poland * Romania * Russia * Scotland * Serbia * Sweden * Ukraine

MUSIC

* Carols

* list

* Hit singles UK * Hit singles US

OTHER MEDIA

* Films

* Poetry

* " Old Santeclaus with Much Delight " * " A Visit from St. Nicholas "

* Television

* specials * Yule
Yule
Log

In modern society

* Advent
Advent
Conspiracy * Black Friday (partying) * Black Friday (shopping)
Black Friday (shopping)
* Cyber Monday * Bronner\'s Christmas
Christmas
Wonderland * Christmas
Christmas
club * Christmas
Christmas
creep * Christmas
Christmas
Day (Trading) Act 2004 * Christmas
Christmas
Lectures * Christmas
Christmas
Mountains * Christmas
Christmas
truce * Controversies * Cyber Monday * Economics * El Gordo * Holiday season * In July * In August * Leon Day * NBA games * NFL games * Puritan New England * American Civil War * Post-War United States * Running of the Santas * SantaCon * Santa\'s Candy Castle * Super Saturday * Virginia O\'Hanlon * White Christmas
Christmas
* Winter festivals * WWE Tribute to the Troops * Xmas

Food and drink

* Dinner

* Joulupöytä
Joulupöytä
* Julebord * Kūčios
Kūčios
* Réveillon * Twelve-dish supper * Smörgåsbord
Smörgåsbord
* Wigilia
Wigilia

* Sweets

* bûche de Noël * Cake * Candy cane * Cookies * Fruitcake
Fruitcake
* Gingerbread * Kourabiedes * Melomakarono * Mince pie
Mince pie
* Pavlova * Pecan pie
Pecan pie
* Pumpkin pie
Pumpkin pie
* Pudding * Rosca de reyes
Rosca de reyes
* Szaloncukor
Szaloncukor
* Turrón

* Soup

* Menudo

* Sauce

* Cranberry sauce
Cranberry sauce

* Beverages

* Apple cider * Champurrado * Eggnog
Eggnog

* Mulled wine
Mulled wine

* Smoking Bishop
Smoking Bishop

* Ponche crema

* Dumpling

* Hallaca
Hallaca
* Tamale
Tamale

* Meat

* Ham * Roast goose
Roast goose
* Romeritos
Romeritos
* Turkey * Stuffing

* Category
Category
* Commons * Portal
Portal

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