Greek Handmade Braided Cookies with Orange "Koulourakia Portokali" 160g
Greek Handmade Braided Cookies with Orange "Koulourakia Portokali"
The "koulourakia" is an archetype of Greek baking, a light, flavourful & nutritious cookie treat. The braided version is a classic. It is served in many regions of Greece & it comes in various shapes & recipes. It is considered an everyday treat, always present in every Greek home to welcome the “unexpected” visitor.
The Peloponnese, the peninsula in southern Greece is the birthplace of "Petits Grecs" original koulourakia recipe. The specific area has been selected for the many different & interesting ingredients that local housewives used to add in their recipes. Village women in the Sparta region of the Peloponnese consider orange a key ingredient, surely affected by the intense fragrance arising from the blossoming citrus groves in the area. The "koulourakia portokali" recipe is based on this treasured local one.
Based in Thessaloniki, Petit Grecs was founded by a Greek woman passionate about the little sweet Greek treats, determined to come up with modern recipes that are the most tasty & nutritious of them all, while still based on the tradition. After years of travelling throughout Greece & experimenting with various alternative recipes, the "Petits Grecs" range was officially launched in 2014.
A small but dedicated team of people, enriched by famous Greek chefs & pastry chefs, has been making Greek treats ever since. Every recipe comes from a different area of Greece. The original recipe is selected out of the many that its birthplace has to offer & "Petits Grecs" team works over & over the ingredients coming up with their own twist, which they proudly present to you.
Ingredients: Wheat flour, butter, sugar, orange zest, baking powder, natural vanilla flavour