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Local Recipes

Popular dishes of the island are the octopus giouvetsi, fresh fish and the well-known patatato (meat in the saucepan with potatoes and herbs). Do not miss to try the cheese pies with mizithra, snails cooked in the traditional way and kopanisti while for dessert you can select the traditional melitinia.

On Easter, they cook lamb stuffed with rice and herbs in the wood oven and they serve melitinia (cheese pies with mizithra, egg and sugar), while at weddings and in feasts, they serve nougat with honey, xerotigana and rakomelo.

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