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Cuisine of Amorgos Island for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

There are many taverns on Amorgos and they are always full of people, despite the fact that Amorgos is not the most popular touristic island in Greece. Taverns are very popular among local inhabitants. Locals love to gather around the table with friends and family, enjoying food and drinks. A tavern is usually owned by the same family for several generations. If you want to try the food, cooked according to the oldest traditions, look for taverns which are far from touristic spots.
The most attractive place for a beach holiday is the town of Egiala; its beach is one of the most extensive and well-equipped on the island. Sandy Egiala Beach is perfect for family rest, as … Open
The best way to find a local tavern is to go far from touristic spots. You won't find «Greek» salad on the menu. Locals call it a horiatiki salad or «village» salad. It is usually made of olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers and onion. The salad is seasoned with olive oil, which is always on the table of a tavern. You should definitely try this original dish.
Don’t pass by tzatziki, a local yoghurt salad with cucumbers and garlic. It is usually used as a sauce to pita, mutton or different meat. Pita is an essential ingredient of Greek fast food called gyro. Gyro is usually served in souvladzikos, local meat cafes. It includes souvlaki, sauce, vegetables and fries. Souvlaki is a popular food on Chios. It was initially made of beef or pork, but now you can find souvlaki with chicken, seafood or vegetables. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Amorgos doesn’t have a large selection of luxury hotels, but each local accommodation place has its amazing features. Vigla hotel appeals to travelers who wish to get acquainted with … Open
There is a wide choice of meat dishes on Amorgos. You can find delicious dolma here. It is a dish made of grape leaves and stuffed with meat. Moussaka is a dish, every tourist should taste. It is a layered dish made with minced meat, egg-plants and potatoes with bechamel sauce. Don’t pass by paidakia, a dish with lamb chops and roast potatoes. Pastitsio is a baked pasta dish with ground meat and bechamel sauce. Be sure to try kokoretsi. It is a Greek lamb delicacy. Stewed meat stifado is a very delightful dish too. Loukanika is tasty local sausages. Local cuisine is rich with delicious soups. Make sure to try chicken avgolemono, traditional Greek fasolada, kakavia and revithia soups.
Fish dishes can be found in psarotaverns. Oysters, mussels, octopuses, squids are very popular on Amorgos. Moreover, you can buy a fish and ask to cook it in a tavern at a low price. Fish is stewed, fried and boiled here, so choose what you like most. Be careful when ordering a dish. The thing is that sometimes the menu shows the price per kilo and the portion can cost more or less. One more important thing is «*», «k» or «kat» indications in front of the name of the dish. These indications show that the dish was made of frozen imported fish. While ordering a dish, ask a waiter about the price. The price can be specified for a portion, 100 grams of a kilo. Don’t pass by stewed octopus and taramasalata.
If you want to buy something that won't go off on the way home, buy a bottle of psimeni raki, a local liquor with the flavour of honey produced on Amorgos. Moreover, you can bring local … Open
Greeks prefer to eat light desserts such as yoghurt with nuts or fruit. In general, local desserts are more eastern than western. The most popular are baklava and lokma. Keik me giaourti is a honey cake with yoghurt. Galaktoboureko is a traditional Greek pie. These two desserts are considered to be heavy food and Greeks usually eat it in winter. Coffee and juice are common soft drinks on the island. But tea is used only as a remedy for a cold. You should definitely taste local retsina, ouzo, grape rakia, metaxa cognac and local wine.
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Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Amorgos Island (Greece) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Amorgos Island restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Amorgos Island, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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