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

Tinos almost doesn’t differ from the rest of Greece in culinary terms. Delicious and hearty dishes cooked according to old national recipes from natural and fresh products are waiting for you here. You will find horiatiki in any tavern. This is a Greek salad with salty feta cheese and fragrant olive oil. Fried or baked fishes that swam in the sea in the morning are also served in almost all establishments of the island. A variety of seafood and vegetables are also popular here. However, meat restaurants are less common in Tinos. The island location makes seafood more accessible. Therefore, many taverns located on the coast offer a fish menu.
1. You can reach Tinos from the mainland by ferry or boat. They run on a schedule between the islands. You can find out in advance. 2. You can move around the island by bus during the … Open
It is recommended to taste musaka from national dishes on the island. This is a traditional casserole of eggplant and minced meat with a rich sauce. It is one of the most famous dishes of the region. You will certainly need to eat Furtalia for breakfast. This is a traditional Tinos omelet with potatoes and vegetables. Be sure to taste seafood souvlaki. These are small kebabs of shrimp or squid with delicious tomato sauce. This is a great option for a snack or dinner. It is especially recommended to taste shrimps wrapped in light dough. This dish is a crispy shell and tender shrimp inside. It's delicious.
Be sure to order octopus stewed in tomato sauce in one of the many taverns on the island. Local housewives cook it just masterfully. Soft, slightly springy meat combined with spicy tomato sauce will not leave you indifferent. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Tourists can successfully combine exploring priceless historical attractions of the island with beach vacations. It’s believed that the most picturesque sites are located in the … Open
Tinos offers excellent pastries. It is most often cooked from puff pastry or Filo dough. You should taste spanakopita. These are classic triangular pies stuffed with spinach and cheese. Tiropita also deserves attention. These are the same pies but with a different filling. Lychnarakia is a particular island delicacy. Mizithra is a soft cheese with vanilla, orange, and cinnamon. It is usually cooked at Easter.
It is highly recommended to taste Greek sweets. Baklava is one of the most common local sweets. You can find it in almost every coffee shop and in many shops on the island. It is made from Filo dough. Walnuts and honey is the filling. This dish is very sweet. But it's delicious with coffee. You should also taste galaktoboureko. These are traditional doughnuts made of air dough with custard and honey. Local chefs also cook Kourabiedes. This is shortbread without filling. It is sprinkled with powdered sugar and cinnamon. You can order it in a cafe or buy it in a store. This is a good gift option for friends.
Tinos can offer over a hundred hotels, and almost half of accommodation places can be found in the capital. One of the most upscale hotels is Tinos situated not more than 50 meters off the … Open
Cheese is also produced on the island. In addition to the traditional feta, you should taste mizithra. This is soft unsalted cheese, similar to cottage cheese. Graviera cheese has an unusual, slightly sweet taste. It is made from three types of milk. This type of cheese produced on Tinos is considered one of the best in Greece. It is recommended to taste siglina from native island meat dishes. This is long-stored pork boiled in saltwater. You should also taste luzes. This is a raw sausage made from pork ribs marinated in wine.
TINOS-09 Coffee is the most popular drink. The Greeks drink it in the morning, at lunch, and in the evening. This drink is just perfect for local sweets. Coffee is usually served with cold water. It's much harder to find tea here. If you find something similar, it will be an herbal drink, most likely. Juices are not so popular here. However, fruits and vegetables are very tasty here. You should taste sun-dried tomatoes. They are sweet and more like fruit in the taste.
Tinos is a sacred island for Greeks and Christians all over the world. Therefore, various religious attributes are often taken from here. You will find souvenir shops with icons, Holy water, … Open
Excellent wine is produced in Tinos. So be sure to taste the local varieties in the taverns. If you have the opportunity, go on a tasting tour of the vineyards. One of them is located almost in the center of the island near the village of Komi. You can taste the wines, see how the production process is going on, and buy the bottles you like. It is recommended to taste a white wine of Belloni or Biser, Azcarate, Aspropotamosio, and red wine Matulis.
TINOS-10 There are many taverns and coffee shops on the island. You can eat delicious food in almost any of them. It is worth noting that there are no premium restaurants here. Therefore, prices are approximately at the same level in all establishments. As a rule, this is a family business. Often the owner is the chef. You should definitely visit O Ntinos in Tinos. You will be offered delicious fish and excellent homemade ice cream here. The Dough and Shaker restaurant is located in Panormos. Guests are offered an Italian menu at very affordable prices and delicious pizza here.
Tinos Island is located in the northern part of the Cyclades, travelers know it as a popular beach destination. In addition to the great beaches, the island has a wide choice of decent … Open
You can dine at Mayou All-Day Βar in Isternia. In addition to delicious national dishes, there is a great view of the sea and an extensive wine list here. You will also find great views of the beach and sea at the Drakonisi tavern. It is located in the village of Kolympithra. Local musicians often perform here. You can taste traditional Tinos omelet Furtalia in the tavern of Maria and Eirini. It is located in the village of Agapiou. You will be offered beer of own production and delicious national dishes here.
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