This traditional dessert is handmade on the Greek island of Chios, famous for the unique citrus fruits brought centuries ago by the Venetians. With round slices of orange floating in a simple syrup of sugar, water, lemon juice, and a touch of warm cinnamon - 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. This one will surprise you with the texture of the orange slices and the warm cinnamon flavor. 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.
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For foodies with a sweet tooth, Citrus Scent of Memory offers a zestful view into the unique heritage of the Greek island of Chios.
These round orange slices are a baker's delight, lending an elegant touch to even the simplest cheesecake or panna cotta. The orange-cinnamon syrup makes a unique base for shrubs and can add a touch of warmth to 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 for your Citrus Orange Slices with Cinnamon Spoon Sweet? Here is Greek blogger, Pandora's take on American pancakes with protein-rich tahini and the luscious orange slices on top. Or try topping a panna cotta.
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We chose Citrus for the uniqueness of their product, more specifically for the rare variety of their citrus fruit and the small exclusive production. We considered this to be the best kept secret in the world and felt the urge to share it with others. Learn more about Citrus and the team behind it.
INGREDIENTS: Sugar, Orange (40%), Lemon juice, Cinnamon (0,05%). May contain traces of nuts.
For every 100 gr (3.5 oz), Calories: 314 kcal
Total Fats: 3g
of which Saturates: 1g
Total Carbohydrates: 72g
of which Sugars: 67g
STORAGE: Store in a cool and dry place.