Hellenic Grocery Bergamot Spoon Sweet is a sweet made with sirup and bit-size pieces of bergamot. It is the refined version of the citrus fruit. Famous for its therapeutic effects as an edible component in cooking and byproduct such as essence oil, bergamot is a festive ingredient. Try our supreme traditional Bergamot Spoon Sweet over vanilla ice-cream, custard and panacotta. Many of such traditional desserts, as well as the specific one, also have medicinal properties because they retain the nutrients of their ingredients. Enjoy it on slice of bread, over tarts, cream, rice pudding, ice cream, pancakes and a thousand other uses depending on your imagination. Perfect accompaniment to coffee. The juicy interior of the fruit is bitter when eaten raw, so it is cooked as sweet jam and accompaniment to some foods, mainly meat. The intense scent of bergamot is unique and the most characteristic for Earl Grey tea. Also, bergamot tea is made like regular tea, that is, in boiling water, add a few tablespoons of fresh bergamot and leave it for a few minutes, it helps the digestive system and activates the metabolism. The essential oil of bergamot is sought after and used in aromatherapy too.