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Xerotigano, the “sweet rose” of Crete

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Xerotigano is the “sweet rose” of Crete served in weddings, baptisms and holidays like Christmas. Quick-fried spirals of thin dough dipped in honey syrup and then sprinkled with cinnamon, walnuts, and sesame seeds are prepared as a welcome and pleasing …