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τριαντάφυλλο

Lonely rose

Rose, literally '30 petals'. The essence of roses (the best come from Chios) is commonly used to flavour loukoumi, while the petals are used to make jams and spoon sweets.

Rose water ροδόνερο (rodonero) is often sprinkled on koulourakia or loukoumades.

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Flora_S