Traditional Mandarin Spoon Sweet
Traditional Mandarin Spoon Sweet

Traditional Mandarin Spoon Sweet

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Preserved fruits or Glyka Tou Koutaliou (Spoon Sweets), are the most iconic treat in Greek culture. The ancient Greeks used honey to preserve quinces, instilling a centuries-old tradition of fruit preservation in the sun-kissed lands of Greece. The fruit is preserved when slightly underripe (whole, or in pieces) in a syrup of sugar and lemon juice. There’s no lighter, or more satisfying way to end a meal than a few pieces of  syrupy fruit on creamy Greek yogurt, ice cream, or on its own to balance a cup of strong coffee. Small mandarins from the Ilia region of the Peloponnese are preserved whole to make this fabulous spoon sweet; each bite is a burst of sweet, fragrant citrus flavor. 

  • 100% natural, without any preservatives or additives
  • Made by a Pelion family business using their own traditional recipe
  • Ilia mandarins are among the finest in Greece
  • A guilt free, delicious dessert without fat, gluten, or dairy
  • Ingredients: mandarin 55%, water, sugar, lemon juice
  • 450g (15.8oz) glass jar