Hippocrates encouraged Ancient Greek patients to eat ice saying that it livens the life juices and increases the well-being.
In the 4th century BC, it was well-known that a favorite treat of Alexander the Great was snow ice mixed with honey and nectar.
This dreamy and stretchy ice cream is perfumed with mastiha, a spice that comes from the resin of a specific tree that grows only on the southern tip of Chios. Mastiha is one Greece’s unique protected appellation products and is often consumed as a drink.
The Meringues are twisted with rose-water, a Mastiha Rose Dream @ ToThalassaki.