Diples is a Messinian dessert the main ingredient of which is a thin dough. The dough is folded into various shapes, fried in hot oil and, at the end, each of the doubles is syruped with honey and a mixture of cinnamon and chopped walnuts is added.
Diples can be made into different shapes, but the most common are spirals, bows and flowers.
Diples are usually served at weddings, baptisms, happy moments, celebrations and on New Year's Eve. In fact, it is said that the more layers - folds the dough has, the more joys are sure to come.