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madoles

μάντολες

Candied or caramelized almonds, from mandorle, the Italian word for almonds. A specialty of Zakynthos.

Some versions, such as the ones from Kefalonia (κόκκινες μάντολες Κεφαλονιάς, kokkines madoles Kefalonias) are dyed red.

Desserts, pastries and sweets

Ionian Islands

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by Mantoles, sespoula