Loukoumades

£6.50

Greek doughnuts served with honey & pistachio

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Surrender to the sweet allure of our Loukoumades dessert, a delightful culinary gem from the ancient Mediterranean. Fondly known as Greek doughnuts, Loukoumades are small, fluffy balls of dough. We deep-fry them until they achieve a golden hue. Tradition calls for a drizzle of sweet honey, which we generously provide. But at Gallio, we add our unique touch – a sprinkle of finely chopped pistachios. This adds a delightful crunch that contrasts beautifully with the soft, syrup-laden dough.

Loukoumades have a rich, fascinating history. They hail from ancient Greece, where people served these doughnuts to the winners of the first Olympic Games in 776 BC. Thus, they earned the nickname “honey tokens”. Over centuries, this beloved dessert journeyed across the Mediterranean. Each culture it touched added a unique twist.

Today, the popularity of Loukoumades extends far beyond Greece. Dessert enthusiasts across the globe savour their irresistible mix of sweetness, lightness, and crunch. They make the perfect finale to a Mediterranean meal. Alternatively, enjoy them as a delightful snack at any time of the day.

Visit Gallio and lose yourself in the joy of biting into a Loukoumade. The honey-coated, pistachio-topped Greek doughnut promises a sensory voyage. Each bite transports you to the sun-drenched shores of the Mediterranean. It’s an experience that marries taste and tradition, creating a moment you’ll cherish.