Mastika Ice Cream

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By Tessa Kiros

Published 2004

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This has such a definite flavour (you might recognise it from Turkish delight). I love it on its own, or served alongside a sweet dessert such as the yoghurt cake with rose water. I have a friend in Cyprus who always chews mastika, which she buys in small flat squares, instead of chewing gum. It is unscented and unsweetened; if you are serving it on its own you could add some other flavourings such as a few drops of rose water or a liqueur. Mastika is sold in crystals and I use a small coff