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Meringue

Meringue (beze): Light, sweet treat made from egg white, sugar, salt. Varieties with mastiha or chocolate. Crunchy outside, chewy inside. Store in a sealed jar.

‘Meringue’ a light
Meringue or beze

A light, foamy sweet, crunchy on the outside with a chewy texture within. It is made from egg white, sugar and a pinch of salt and comes in both raw and baked form.

Meringue with mastiha is made by first completing the preparation process and then adding 5-6 drops of mastic oil or 1/2 tablespoon of sweet grated mastiha. For chocolate flavored meringue, add 20 gr. of powdered cocoa.

Chewy meringue grace meals and feasts. They are easy to prepare, non-expensive, and appreciated by everyone. The meringue does not like moisture or refrigeration but can be kept for many days in a sealed glass jar.

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