This award-winning traditional desert is handmade on the Greek island of Chios, with pieces of the highly aromatic Chian Mandarin floating in a simple syrup of sugar, water, and lemon juice - no preservatives or additives at all, just simple island sweetness.
“Spoon Sweets” are that quintessentially Greek accompaniment to coffee, as you’re welcomed to someone’s home with a spoonful on a small plate. The Tangerine Peel version is the epitome of Chios’ hospitality, served only to special visitors…but don’t just save it for visitors, share its tangy sweetness with all your family and friends!
Importantly, there are no preservatives, additives, artificial flavors nor colorants. For more information on all the Ingredients and Nutrition, click on the tabs above.
Why we love it
We love this Spoon Sweet as a topping for cheesecake, flan, panna cotta, yogurt parfaits, ice cream sundaes. Try it as a refreshing base for shrubs or to to jazz up your prosecco. And of course, you can even enjoy it the traditional Greek way, as a spoonful of sweet luxury with your afternoon coffee or tea.
How to use it
Need a recipe? Here is a favorite one for a panna cotta topped with Citrus' Chian tangerine spoon sweet.
INGREDIENTS: Sugar, Chian Tangerine peel (30%), Lemon juice. May contain traces of nuts.
For every 100 gr (3.5 oz), Calories: 289 kcal
Total Fats: <1g
of which Saturates: <0.5g
Total Carbohydrates: 71g
of which Sugars: 70g
STORAGE: Store in a cool and dry place.