sppo sweets pelion

Spoon sweets the grandma way...

forest berries

Fruits

  • Apples [Mila]
  • Pears [Ahládia]
  • Kiwis [Aktinidia]
  • Cherries [Kherássia]
  • Sour cherries [Vissina]
  • Peaches [RodákinaLemonáta]
  • Blackberries [Vatómoura]
  • Figs [Seeka]
  • Grapes [Stafilia Fráoula]
  • Whitty Pears [Soúrva]
  • Wild strawberries [Hamokérasa]
  • Φιρίκια [Firikia]
  • Arbutus [Koúmara]
  • Quinces [Kidónia]
  • Mulberries [Moúra]
  • Plums [Damáskina]
  • Greengages [Tzánera]

Nuts

  • Chestnuts [Kástana]
  • Whalnuts [Karidia]
  • Hazelnuts [Fountoúkia]
herbs

Herbs

  • Sideritis (Mountain tea) [Tsái toúvounoú]
  • Oregano [Rígani]
  • Lemon balm [Melissóhorto]
  • Thyme [Thimári]
  • Calendula (pot marigold) [Caléndula]
  • Valerian [Valeriána]
  • Anise [Glikánisso]
  • Linden flower [Tílio]
  • Greek sage [Faskómilo]
  • Cardamom [Kárdamo]
  • Elderberry (Sambucus) [Sambúkos]
  • Bilberry [Mírtillo]
  • Savory [Throúbi]
  • Dittany [Díktamo]
  • Rock Rose [Ladaniá]
  • Levander [Levánda]
  • Verbena [Louíza]
  • Chamomile [Hamomíli]
  • Sedge [Spathóhorto]
mushrooms

Sprouts, Greens & Wild edible mushrooms

  • Rock samphires [Krítama]
  • Βεργιά [Vergiá]
  • Wild Asparagus [Ágria Sparágia]
  • Τσιτσίραυλα [Tsitsíravla] (young sprouts of wild pistachio tree)
  • Fern sprouts [Ftero-vlástara]
  • Caper [Kápari]
  • Dandelions [Pikralídes]
  • Chervils [Mirónia]
  • Mediterranean Hartwort [Kafkalíthra]
  • Nettle [Tsoyknída]
  • Sowthistles [Zohí]
  • Chards [Vlíta]
  • Black porcino (Boletus aureus) [Vassíla]
  • Penny bun (Βoletus edulis) [Kalogéra]
  • Parasol Mushroom (Lepiota procera) [Gourgouliána]
  • Caesar’s Mushroom (Amanita ceasarea) [Neratzáki]
  • True morels (morchella) [Artsivoúrtsia]
spoon sweets

Spoon sweets

The most famous fruit of Pelion is fyriki, a type of small apple that is largely cultivated in the villages of Pelion and that makes a nice spoon sweet.

  • Apple [ Firíki]
  • Chestnut [Kástano]
  • Sour cherry [Vísiino]
  • Cherry [Kerási]
  • Orange [Portokáli]
  • Kiwi [Aktinídio]
  • Gooseberry [Fragostáfylo]
  • Tangerine [Mantaríni]
  • Pumpkin [Kolokíthi]
  • Egg plant srout [Melitzanáki]
  • Rose [Triantáfilo]
  • Quince, quince jelly [Kidóni, Kidonópasto]
  • Mulberry paste [Pásta Mouro]
  • Grape [Stafíli]
  • Lemon flowers [Lemonanthós]
  • Lemon [Lemóni]
  • Citrus [Kítro]
  • Bergamot [Pérgamo]
  • Bitter Orange [Nerántzi]
  • Baby walnut [Karidháki]
  • Fig [Síko]

 

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Flowers & Plants

The floriculture in Pelion has always been one of the most basic occupations of the local communities. The climate, soil composition, but especially the love and care of local people for flowers and plants make Pelion’s gardenias unbeatable!

  • Gardenia [Gardénia]
  • Camelia [Camélia]
  • Hydrangea [Ortansía]
  • Fuchsia [Foúxia, Skoularíki]
  • Azalea [Azaléa]
  • Magnolia [Manólia]

Honey & Jams

  • Blossom honey [Méli anthéon]
  • Chestnut honey [Méli kastaniás]
  • Erica honey [Méli apó ríki]
  • Thyme honey [Méli apóthimári]
  • Chestnut spread [Álima kástanou]
  • Fig jam [Marmeláda Siko]
  • Pear jam [Marmeláda Ahládi]
  • Apple jam [Marmeláda Mílo]
  • Plum jam [Marmeláda Damáskino]

 

 

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Local  specialties

“Kapamá” roast – Stuffed lamb with greens, rice and herbs, oven cooked for 3-4 hours.

“Boubári” roasted sausage – Stuffed mutton sausage with rice, minced meat, greens and herbs, oven cooked with potatoes.

“Anthákia” – Zucchini blossoms, stuffed with rice and herbs, cooked in casserole or fried with cheese stuffing.

Wines & spirits

  • Red Wine [Krassi Fráoula]
  • Tsípouro
  • Cherry [Liker Kerási]
  • Blackberry liquor [Likér Vatómouro]
  • Apple vinegar [Milóxido]