Sweet flavors of Kythira

Τοπικά προϊόντα στα Κύθηρα

Faturada, tasty and sweet local alcoholic drink made from pure tsipouro, cinnamon and cloves. It could also be considered as the liquor of Kythera!

Rosedes, thyme honey sweets, in oblong shape, made from almond, semolina, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, which are kept for many months without losing their wonderful taste.

Diples, they differ from Cretan xerotigana for their delicate construction that resembles water lilies. They are made from pure ingredients with a thin crispy sheet of eggs, covered in thyme honey poured not from a spoon but from sedges, sesame and cinnamon.

Mill paste, for almond lovers that must be ground very finely in the mill, then cover with syrup that binds with the crumb, bringing out a unique vanilla flavor.

Kumara, a bite-sized sweet made from well-ripened kumara, bursts with flavors that awaken her senses.

Pasticetta, sweet with Venetian origins, which requires the best ingredients: plenty of vanilla, fresh butter, quince jam. It is kept in a closed container for a long time with the taste unchanged.

Boutino, or the sponge cake of Kythira. It is a creamy sweet originating from Kythera. Baked in the oven and prepared with fresh milk, pure butter, eggs, semolina, sugar, ground cinnamon, raisins, and roasted almonds.

Melounia, very small honeyed sweets, made from the best ingredients, thyme honey, almond, flour and virgin olive oil from Kythira. They are fastable.

Kytheron bread, basically it is what we would call a cake today, you prepare it with flour, oil, cloves, cinnamon, honey and cover it with sesame seeds. It is a delicious dessert that you serve on religious holidays, and many occasions in Kythira.

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