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Amygdalota

Amygdalota is one of the most famous types of Greek sweets. Found in many regions, five of them are celebrated in particular: those of in Kymi, Andros, Spetses, Hydra, and Monemvasia.

It is prepared with ground blanched almonds, rosewater and sugar, and is enriched with egg whites, honey, semolina or breadcrumbs and flavored with citrus zest or bitter almond and spices such as clove, cinnamon and vanilla.

These macaroons are the most fragrant sweet and part of delightful family moments, while is often being offered as a welcoming treat to houseguests.

Photo: Mycenaean Earth Estate of the Athanasopoulos Farm

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