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Word of the Day – Pekmez

Pekmez (pehk-mehz) Language: Turkish Meaning: Molasses Specifically, pekmez is fruit molasses.  It’s like a really thick fruity version of maple syrup, but thinner than jam or jelly.  Pekmez can be poured over yogurt or kaymak (clotted cream) or, apparently, mixed with Tahini for breakfast.  I never saw the latter, but pekmez did make numerous entries […]