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Loukoumathes close-up - Hellenic Republic AUD6.25 half serve - photo by Julia

Light airy deep fried doughnut balls, served in a honey syrup and topped with cinnamon and often crushed walnuts. If someone is making them, the fragrance fills the air...just try to walk past with stopping to try some.

Sometimes known as sviggoi on the Dodecanese and Cyprus.

Desserts, pastries and sweets

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Alpha