Sour Cherry Spoon Sweet from the Arcadia Highlands, Peloponnese (13.4 oz)

Idiston

$7.95

Intensely flavorful, and bordering on exotic, few things bring to mind Greek tradition like the delectable “spoon sweet”.  This ancient Greek delicacy was born as a method of preserving the intensely flavorful fruits that only Greece can produce.  

Traditionally enjoyed by the spoon as a treat, these versatile gems will take your Greek yogurt to another level and they make a delicious addition to the rest of the breakfast table. Mix in with hot cereals like oatmeal, spread over toast, use as topping on pancakes, waffles and French toast. The intense, complex flavors are also a perfect pairing with your favorite cheese, and make a scrumptious topping for ice-cream, cheesecake, and custards.

We were thrilled to partner with Idiston (EEthee stahn) to bring you this wonderful bit of Greece. Idiston uses simple time perfected methods and each fruit in their line is specifically sourced from the particular area in Greece that is best known for growing it. 

Vyssinó (sour cherry)

Vyssino (VEEsee noh) is the name of the well-known tiny sour cherry that makes for one of the most beloved Greek spoon sweets. Sourced from a collective of local farmers in the highlands of Arcadia on the central Peloponnese, the fruit is irresistibly crunchy, with intense aroma and a delicious, tangy, tart flavor.

Ingredients:  Sour Cherry, sugar, lemon juice

Nutritional Information (per US tablespoon)

Calories: 34

Fat: 0 g

Sugar/Carbs: 8 g

Protein: 0.05g

Salt: 0 mg

How to Enjoy

Traditionally in Greece, spoon sweets were served by the spoonful in a small dish with a side of coffee or tea and cold water—hence the name "spoon sweet". Beyond tradition, spoon sweets are a tremendously versatile confection. They make wonderful toppings for Greek yogurt, ice cream, or baked goods like cakes or cheesecake. As a breakfast treat, mix in with hot cereals like oatmeal, spread over toast, or use as topping on pancakes, waffles and French toast. The intense, complex flavors are also a perfect pairing with your favorite cheese.

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VZ
05/07/2021
Victoria Z.
United States
Yum, yummy

Very sweet and cherries have great flavor and texture.

DF
03/29/2021
Desie F.
United States United States
Craving More.

Loved that the cherries were hole and perfect amount of sourness

ER
02/16/2021
Elena R.
United States United States
Delicious!

Unsure of what to expect but couldn't be more pleased.

RB
02/15/2021
Rebecca B.
United States United States
Sour cherry spoon sweet

Excellent product. I love it on yogurt! The bergamot one is even better but I’m a lover of all things citrus!

TP
01/29/2021
Takis P.
United States United States
Like my mother’s It was called signature

bringme all me memories than you for all glika