SAINT BARBARA’S CHRISTMAS DESSERT
It’s a dessert that has religious roots, it is made on the eve of St. Barbara ( 04/12 ) and offered to the neighbours for the good health and abundance , but also in honour to the saint that it is named after.
*250 g/ 8.8 oz of husked wheat
*120 g/ 4.2 oz sugar
*1 handful of dry prunes finely chopped
*1 handful of dried apricots cut into cubes
*1 handful of raisins
*roasted flour + sesame + cinnamon and walnuts for garnish
Wash the wheat very well and let soak overnight in water.
The next day strain the wheat and boil for 30 minutes until the wheat soften.
Strain and add the remaining ingredients, mix very well until it becomes creamy. Serve in separate bowls or place in a large bowl. Sprinkle with roasted flour, cinnamon and walnuts.