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CUISINE

SANTORINI’S GASTRONOMY

The island is famous for its fresh, highly nutritious ingredients and local products grown in volcanic soil. A few specialties are: sundried cherry tomatoes, white eggplant, 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 local specialty omelet with potatoes and courgettes) , tomato fritters, marinated fish, Santorini salad (with capers and local fresh cheese), koufeto (toasted almonds with honey), Santorini pudding (a dessert mad with milk, semolina and sweet Vinsanto wine) and more. Your taste buds will have a ball thanks to all the mouthwatering traditional recipes served in local restaurants and taverns.