Glika & Marmelathes (Spoon Sweets & Marmalades)
|~ The Gliko tou Koutaliou (Fruit Preserves or Spoon Sweets) is prepared from fruits or even small vegetables like eggplants, carrots or almonds cooked in syrup.
~ In Cyprus, Greece and the Islands the Gliko tou Koutaliou (Fruit Preserves) is found in every house which is the first thing to be offered to the guest whoever that may be.
~ The Cypriot and Greek housewives were taught by their mothers in their early age the secrets of how to prepare the Gliko tou Koutaliou (Fruit Preserves).
~ The tradition still continues to our days.
~ Cyprus and Greece produce all kind of fruits like cherries, apples, pears, grapes, quinces, oranges and so many others.
~ The housewives can pick and choose which of the fruit they want to prepare and make their Gliko tou Koutaliou (Fruit Preserve).
~ In the other hand from the same choices of fruits, Marmalades-Jams can be made or created.
~ Marmalathes (Marmalades) are vary essential in our lives because they are part of our morning Breakfast and the basic ingredient for some homemade Keiks (Cakes) and Greek Desserts.
~ From such as great choice we selected some recipes which the ingredients, we believe you can find wherever you happen to live and it will be to your liking.
~ Gliko Fraoula (Strawberry Preserve)
~ Gliko Karpouzi (Watermelon Peel Preserve)
~ Gliko Karithaki (Walnut Preserve)
~ Gliko Kastano (Chestnut Preserve)
~ Gliko Kithoni (Quince Preserve)
~ Gliko Pergamonto (Bergamot Peel Preserve)
~ Kithoni Trifto (Grated Quince Preserve)
~ Γλυκο Πορτοκαλι (Orange Peel Preserve)
~ Γλυκο Σταφυλι (Grape Preserve)
~ Κυδωνοπαστο (Quince Paste)
~ Marmelatha Axlathi (Pear Jam)
~ Marmelatha Berikoko (Apricot Jam)
~ Marmelatha Fraoulas (Strawberry Jam)
~ Marmelatha Karpouzi (Homemade Watermelon Jam)
~ Marmelatha Kithoni (Quince Jam)
~ Marmelatha Portokali (Orange Jam)
~ Marmelatha Rothakino (Homemade Peach Jam)
~ Μαρμελαδα Ντοματας (Homemade Tomato Jam)
~ Marmelatha Syko (Homemade Fig Jam)