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Coconut. Used in some desserts and candies, and often sold fresh as a snack on hot days at fruit stands. They also sell coconut candy logs that tastes like the inside of a Bounty Bar, minus the chocolate.

γάλα καρύδας (gala karydas) coconut milk

τριμμένη καρύδα (trimmeni karyda) shredded coconut

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by Chandrika Nair, monastiraki