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CUISINE

SANTORINI’S GASTRONOMY

Santorini is famous for its fresh, local products such as fava beans, cherry tomatoes and white eggplants, which are grown in volcanic soil, as well as for its wines, featuring nine indigenous grape varieties. Local specialties and delicacies include Santorini fava (famous for its velvety consistency) , atherinopita (a pie with fried fish and onions), apochti (cured pork), kopania (traditional dessert with sesame seeds, raisins and barley crusts), sfoungato (a specialty omelette with potatoes and courgettes), tomato fritters, marinated fish, Santorini salad (with capers and local fresh cheese), koufeto (toasted almonds with honey), and Santorini pudding (a dessert mad with milk, semolina and sweet Vinsanto wine), to name just a few. Discover the full range of the island’s culinary delights and traditional cuisine in local restaurants and taverns, not forgetting to pair them with a local wine.