Greek Desserts (Ελληνικά επιδόρπια) – $2.50 & up
TANTALIZING GREEK DESSERT INDULGENCE
Greek desserts are characterized by the dominant use of nuts and honey. Your server will be showing you a tray of tantalizing authentic Greek desserts homemade by the Greek Islands Restaurant.
In Greece you will find sweet shops, called Zacharoplasteion, dedicated just to making Greek sweets. People will buy pastry from these dessert shops to have at home or, what has now become very popular in Greece, for a dinner, birthday, or name day party. If you need to take a gift to a special event, try a beautiful tray of Greek Desserts – you will be thanked!
GALAKTOBOUREKO (ghah-lahk-toh-BOO-reh-koh) – Once you get past the tongue twister name, this is one of the most well-loved Greek desserts which has become an absolute favorite. Made with Phyllo Pastry with Greek Custard baked inside.
GREEK YOGURT – Thick and delicious topped with Honey and Walnuts.
|BAKLAVA – Made with Phyllo Pastry, Cinnamon, Honey, and Walnuts.|
BAKLAVA ICE CREAM – Ice Cream infused with Phyllo Pastry, Cinnamon, Honey, and Walnuts. Also available by the Pint, Quart, and Half Gallon.
BAKLAVA A LA MODE – Made with Phyllo Pastry, Cinnamon, Honey, and Walnuts topped with our homemade Baklava Ice Cream.
|BISCOTTA – Small, twice-baked and slightly sweet cookie. You don't have to dunk these fabulous cookies in coffee, tea, or milk, but they are perfect for it. Try a Greek Coffee with it!|
|KOURABIEDES – A powdered sugar cookie which is eaten as a Christmas treat as well as for other celebrations throughout the year. Try a Greek Coffee with it!|
KATIFI ROLLS – A pastry that looks like it is wrapped in shredded wheat. This is a traditional pastry made with Nuts on the inside and soaked in Honey.
CREAM CHEESE PUFF PASTRY – Cream Cheese filled pastry you will delight in eating.