Glyko Tou Koutaliou

I always start the first post of the year with something symbolic, which should be sweet so that the New Year will also bring sweet memories the next year to come.  My first dessert of the year is not only sweet but also peppery which makes it even more  interesting as they will be lively and […]

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I have already posted the traditional recipe for Nerantzi (Kitromilaki) Bitter Orange Glyko several years ago.   Last year, when we moved to Assini, although it was late August and the fruit was not very soft, I made some of this preserve again.   Unfortunately as there were many things to do as we just […]

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Ivy on December 1st, 2008

In Greece and Cyprus we like preserving fruits and you can make what we call glyka tou koutaliou (spoon sweets) with anything you can imagine. We make glyka tou koutaliou with fruit, flowers, vegetables and nuts. Quince is one of my favourite fruit preserves and this was the first time I attempted to make some.  […]

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Ivy on July 31st, 2008

Glyko kerassi (Cherry preserve) also called “glyko tou koutaliou”, is one of the best traditional fruit preserves, which can be served alone or used in many other desserts. Cherries have a remarkably short growing season and in Greece this period is between  June and end of July. In Cyprus I remember we could eat cherries, […]

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  Nerantzi, called kitromilo (or kitromilaki for the small ones) in Cyprus, (bitter oranges or Seville Oranges), Citrus  aurantium belong to the citrus family but they are not edible because of their bitterness.  However, they can be made into three kinds of preserves.  When it is in blossom, when it is green the whole fruit is preserved and […]

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