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Chalva-pie

Chalva-pie  is the other product of Syros loykoymi creators, with honey from Syros and fresh almond.

 

Loukoumi

Delight of Syros - Loukoumi
"A SWEET HISTORY IN SALTY WATERS OF AEGEAN" 
Origin: 

from Small Asia-Istamboul.
Name: 
Loukoumifrom the Turkish word lokum and is characterized, pastry from sugar and starch. 

In the Syra reached the art of his creation with the first refugees from Chios, is said, that the first cauldrons entered the 1832. The first official seal of Loukoumi creator presents in 1837, the Stamatelaki.

For components of turkish delights few and simply:
water, sugar, starch.

For a lot of decades loukoumi is only prepared with one and constant way. The creation, particularly the first years, was difficult and required knowledge and taste. From 1970 and afterwards, the laboratories somehow they have been modernised, (fuels, transport, etc), no however and the technique.

With the byway of years, multiplied the varieties of flavour of loukoumi. Gum, rose, bergamot, mandarine, coconut Indian, almond, walnut, etc

The famous, from the beginning, loukoumi, keeps and permanently henceforth the role of ambassador for the Syra that him made known in all the world. 
The element that made the loukoumi so good, is said that it is the water. In a island barren, arid, the brackish from the very little sources water, gave the achieved and unique identity in this product that was naturalised henceforth syriano.

Loukoumiaare manufactured in a lot of cities of Greece and abroad, however are unique, the Loukoumi of Syros.

All we owe to respect the tradition. She teaches us that, even a product, as the sloukoumi, if it is not degraded for economic reasons, can keep for always the weight of name of place that was given birth as Greek product, the Syra.

 

San Michalis Cheese

 "San Michalis" cheese is another local product made ​​from local milk from animals that graze in the northern side and specifically in San Michalis.

 

Sausage

Traditional Syriano sausage, pork, salt, pepper, herbs and fennel.

 



Wednesday, 23 August 2017