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Arbutus or strawberry tree. In Palaios Panteleimon, on the slopes of Mount Olympus, they make the fruit into tsipouro; you may also see arbutus honey, μέλι από κούμαρα (meli apo koumara).

On Kythera, they make a bite sized sweet from ther fruit called koumara κούμαρα

Fruit, nuts & seeds

Ionian Islands


Text © Dana Facaros

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