Traditional honey and sesame seed candy served at weddings and baptisms


  • 1 kg honey
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 kg sesame seeds
  • 1 sachet of cumin
  • 1 basil branch
  • orange zest



Simmer the honey, spooning off the froth.
Add the sesame seeds, cumin, orange rind and basil, browning them over a low flame until the mixture darkens.
Spread the mixture evenly onto a wooden surface that has been brushed with wine.
Cut into small rectangular shapes and place on lemon leaves.

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