Recipe of Watermelon Pie

This delicious pie is made all over the Cyclades islands and is a very refreshing dish in summer. Here we present you the version of the recipe on Naxos.

- one sweet mature watermelon of medium size
- 1,5 kg soft flour
- 1 kg sugar
- 200 gr thyme honey
- olive oil
- cinnamon and clove
- sesame

Peel the watermelon and remove the seeds. Cut then in small cubic pieces and dredge with the sugar. Leave the watermelon for a while, so as to get dry of its liquids. Mold it with the sugar and strain all the juice in a ball.
Add in the mix the honey and the flour, the cinnamon and the clove. Then stir it until it gets a thick mixture. Put enough olive oil in a round pan, put in it the mixture and dredge with cinnamon, clove and sesame. Bake it in the oven for 30-40 minutes on 180 degrees until it is ready and have a rose color. The pie is usually served cold.

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