Traditional Greek sweets: A taste of heaven
A portion of high quality ingredients, a pinch of history and tradition and a great quantity of Greek creativity (“meraki”), constitutes an exceptional recipe of Greek Cuisine known as Traditional Greek Sweets.
When on board one of our luxurious boat tours, one of the things you must do when we reach a Greek island is to taste the famous Greek sweets. Greek desserts, bearing unmistakable oriental influences, are famous worldwide for their rich flavor, their nutritious value and their variety of alterations.
The most exquisite outcome is reached when fruits and sugar met: Spoon Sweets (gluka tou koutaliou) were produced for the enthusiasts of nourishing desserts. It is literally and by tradition the sweet welcome for the guests of a generous Greek house, often accompanied by a cold glass of water and a strong Greek Coffee. The main recipe, which originates to ancient years, involves all kinds of fruits, immature nuts, even vegetables, like tomatoes, or flower petals, like rose.
In each and every place all over Greece you will discover a new exciting recipe that will arouse your taste senses!
Greece is full of sweet opportunities for pastry lovers!