Diples

Diples

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Preparation info

  • Makes: about

    75

    diples
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook: Classic Mediterranean Soul Food Recipes

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook

By Christos Sourligas and Evdokia Antginas

Published 2019

  • About

Diples is the Greek word for “fold.” Originating from Peloponnese (where my family is from), the dough is easy to prepare but difficult to fry. Offered up during big events—weddings, baptisms, moving into a house, opening up a business, New Year’s celebrations, etc.—it’s common for Greek ladies to work together to make massive batches, numbering in the hundreds or thousands. The folklore says that diples for weddings brings (“folds”) the newlyweds together, becoming “one,” and the honey bri