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

Mykonos Windmills There are various cafes and restaurants on Mykonos. Locals call them taverns. There are different types of taverns. Some of them have an evening show program. Due to the fact, that there are a lot of tourists on the island, some of the taverns are similar to European restaurants. Moreover, you can find world cuisine dishes in a menu of a tavern.
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If you want to try the food, cooked according to the oldest traditions, look for taverns which are far from touristic spots. They are visited by locals and owned by the same family for several generations. Owners of these taverns cook for local citizens, using recipes of their ancestors. Do not expect the European service in taverns. Greeks have nowhere to hurry, but you will definitely try traditional Greek food here.
Be sure to taste horiatiki or village salad on Mykonos. Locals never call it a Greek salad. It is usually made of olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, onion and cheese. The salad is not always seasoned with oil, but you can find a bottle of olive oil on the table and add it to your dish. Don’t pass by tzatziki, a local creamy salad with cucumbers and garlic. It is usually used as a sauce to pita or mutton. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Don’t pass by pastitsio. It is a baked pasta dish with ground meat and bechamel sauce. Paidakia, brizola, kotopoulo chicken and beef stifado are very delicious meat dishes in Greece. Dolma is a dish made of grape leaves and stuffed with meat. If you want an unusual dish, try kokoretsi. It is a local lamb delicacy. Souvlaki is a popular traditional dish in Greece. You can find this grilled meat in taverns or souvlatzidikos. It is usually made of fish, meat and even vegetables. There is also a fast food dish, called gyro. It is souvlaki with vegetables served in a pita.
Mykonos Fish dishes can be found in psarotaverns. The best ones are situated close to the sea. Moreover, you can bring your fish and ask to cook it in a tavern. They serve different seafood such as fish, oyster, mussel, octopus and squid. 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. Psarotaverns offer a wide choice of dishes. Fish is stewed, fried and boiled here, so choose what you like most.
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There are also soups for all tastes in local taverns. Avgolemono is a classic soup of chicken broth, egg yolks and lemon juice. Fasolada is a traditional Greek soup made with white beans. Kakavia is a traditional fish soup. Revithia is a traditional chickpea soup. Local desserts are more eastern than western. The most popular are baklava and lokma. Moreover, locals love yoghurt with nuts and honey. Heavy desserts 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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National cuisine of Greece

The cuisine of Greece is one of the most beneficial in the whole world. It is based on vegetables, seafood, goat, and lamb. Pork and beef are less common in the traditional cuisine, because local residents could not breed cattle due to the specific landscape. Greece is the birthplace of olive oil. This oil is added to almost all dishes to give them an exceptional taste. A special attention is paid to spices. Unlike other Mediterranean cuisines, Greek one uses seasonings abundantly. Mint, oregano, dill, and bay leaf are among popular spices. In most dishes, onions and garlic are also added; they make flavor saturated. … Open
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Mykonos Island

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Mykonos Island (Greece) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Mykonos Island restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Mykonos Island, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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