Greek frappé (Café frappé) (Greek: φραπές) is a foam-covered iced coffee drink made from spray-dried instant coffee. It is very popular in Greece especially during summer, but has now spread on to other countries.
★ #SpoonSweets: a little taste of Cyprus ★ In Cypriot tavernas portions are generous (to say the least), so you may not have room for a full dessert. To accompany your post-dinner coffee or #Filfar (orange liqueur), why not order this syrupy treat? Our fav is walnuts. More info about this and other Cypriot specialities: http://bit.ly/2gxHXR0. You can even watch them being made at Katerina's Doros village factory. And a jar is a great souvenir to take home from your Cyprus holiday.
#Apricots galore: How do you preserve yours? #Jam or #SpoonSweets? The June apricot harvest brings the usual dilemma. A lovely Cyprus tradition is the preserving of seasonal fruit and nuts in syrup. These #GlykaTouKoutaliou or #SpoonSweets are an end of dinner coffee-time treat (when you have no room for a bigger dessert), or delicious served with Greek yogurt. They also make a good holiday souvenir! Photos: #KaterinaCyprusSweets. Post: Nikki at pissouribay.com.
What are those candy sausages? Known as #Soutzoukos in #Cyprus, variations are made in #Greece, #Georgia, #Turkey, #Armenia, #Azerbaijan and #Russia. In Cyprus, almonds form the centre of the sweet. After threading onto a string, they are dipped into a thick syrup of boiled grape juice and flour flavoured with rosewater, cinnamon and mastic. The sausages are alternately dried in the sun, then dipped in syrup. After a longer drying, they can be kept for Christmas. Post: Nikki at…