The ‘revani’ is a dessert that has its roots in the Ottoman period of Greece. It is unclear whether this dessert is Turkish or Greek, but this is not our topic here. The truth is that whoever made it is a wonderful syrupy sweet which can also be made very easy. It is made from coarse semolina, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, eggs and yoghurt.
When the sugar levels fall and our body asks for something sweet, the ‘revani’ is the perfect solution. Close to the city of Thessaloniki, there is another city in Greece which is famous for its good quality of revani. This city name is Veria. If you plan to visit Thessaloniki and would like to try this dessert, even if you do not visit Veria, you will be able to find in Thessaloniki a very good quality of ‘revani’. Anyway, some pastry shops bring quantities from Veroia everyday. The ‘revani’ is one of the desserts that you will see served in the taverns of Thessaloniki for free after your lunch. During the summer season it will most probably be accompanied with a ball of ice cream!! They match perfectly together. So, have this info in mind in case you suddenly see it on your table!