Spoon sweets are a traditional offering in Greek homes. Each family would naturally preserve their home-grown fruit and serve it to guests on a spoon with a tall glass of water. Spoon sweets are also great as toppings over Greek yoghurt, ice cream or cheesecake to name a few ideas.
A traditional Greek taffy treat customarily eaten off a spoon and submerged in a glass of water to form a soft lollipop.
A traditional Greek taffy sweet, customarily eaten by the spoonful. This sweet is combined with the delicate taste of rose petal preserve.
Take a spoonful, submerge it in a glass of water and lick it like a lollipop! Spread it in a bread or cookies or eat it like a cream! Ideal as a topping instead of any cream!
Dip into the smaller version of the popular mastiha taffy sweet!! Traditionally called a “submarine”, when dipped into an ice cold glass of water, this sweet hardens and forms into a soft lollipop. Great for parties, family get-togethers, or a quick “sweet” fix!!
In Chios, seasonal fruits were preserved in syrup and enjoyed all year round. Known as "spoon sweets", they are still being served with a teaspoon on a small plate, accompanied by a glass of water. This preserve can also be used as a topping on cakes, yogurt, and ice cream.
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