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…
glyko tou koutaliou
Glyko Kydoni (quince preserve) is one of my favourite autumn fruit preserve. Depending on the variety, once cooked it transforms into a nice pinkish to red colour and all its beautiful aroma is released.
Glyko kerassi (Cherry preserve), is one of the best traditional fruit preserves, called “spoon sweets or glyko tou koutaliou”, which can be served alone or used in many other desserts.
Kitromilaki or Nerantzi Glyko, is a fruit preserve made with Seville Oranges when they are small and the seeds have not yet developed inside.