Even co-presenter Mary Berry was outraged when he revealed they would need to use obscure ingredients mastica
and mehlepi to correctly flavour the pastry.
Paul told the seven surviving hopefuls to make obscure Cypriot pastries called flauones - without telling them what to do with the mastica
(liqueur made from tree resin) and mehlepi (Greek spice made from fruit pips) in his recipe.
Pensate e poi fate, che e sciocca cosa chiudere la stalla quando i buoi se ne sono usciti; quando la bocca e piena, tura, tura; quando e vuota, non hai da turare; mastica
prima e poi trangugia; la gatta per la fretta fece i figli ciechi; chi cammina adagio, fa buon viaggio.
Also new to the area will be Mastic Spa, who will sell its luxurious line of Greek spa products derived from the mastica