Gozinaki is a traditional Georgian confection made of caramelized nuts, usually walnuts, fried in honey, and served exclusively on New Year's Eve and Christmas. Originally Georgian, in times of Soviet Union this confection had enjoyed the widespread popularity throughout USSR and lost its traditional New Year/Christmas exclusivity, as Russian people are eating it all year round. This is because gozinaki are cheap and very easy in production, and there are lots of different types and flavors of them now, made from the different types of nuts and seeds. Gozinaki is usually consumed as a snack, but some people are eating them while drinking tea, so both methods of consumption are “legit”, so to speak, and you can do whatever you please.
The benefits of gozinaki is that they are a compact source of high energy for the human body. Due to the high content of nutrients in them, this product is remarkable in its way to “refill” the human body with the energy necessary for our everyday tasks. Therefore, this sweet confection is recommended to be used by people who adhere to an active lifestyle.
Seeds and walnuts contained in gozinaki actively help to normalize heart function, lower blood pressure, help fight colds, asthma, anemia, nervous disorders, etc. They also increase the protective forces of human organism, and also help rehabilitate after complex operations or serious diseases. We do not say that gozinaki is miraculous product, but with moderate consumption gozinaki truly helps our bodies to stay fit and on the peak of its performance. So, buy gozinaki not only for its taste, but also for the health benefits.