This Watermelon Rinds fruit preserve (in Greek glyko karpouzi), is made using a mini watermelon about the size of a regular football ball. Some of the flesh has also been left on the rind.
I love to make fruit preserves and at the end when we eat the fruit there’s always some leftover delicious syrup, which has absorbed the flavour of the fruit but also of the ingredients added at the time of preparation. I have been using leftover syrups in my recipes for ages but until recently, …
Karpouzopita, which comes from the words “karpouzi” (watermelon) and “pita” (pie also meaning flat) is a traditional Greek recipe coming from the Cyclades and having its roots in the antiquity.
Glyko Karpouzi is a fruit preserve made with the rind of the watermelon (karpouzi in Greek pronounced Glee-KHO kar-POU-zee), so whenever you get a thick skinned watermelon, you can use the rind to make this sweet fruit preserve.
This refreshing Watermelon Halloumi Salad with Mint is easy to make and perfect for summer.
It is fresh and light and the sweet, ripe watermelon combined with halloumi cheese and fresh mint is simply dressed with olive oil.