Kefalonia local products: A great variety of local
products of Kefalonia, Greece
Kefalonia is a
fertile island and has a variety of local agricultural products.
The island is famous for its cheese, olive and wine.
food on the island of Kefalonia is similar to the other islands of
the Ionians with small variations and some local specialities.
The specialities of Kefalonia are:
the pita with meat, skorthalia/aliatha
(potatoes with garlic sauce), bourbourelia(mixed bean soup), hare
or rabbit stew, riganada( bread slices with oregano), strapatsado(eggs
with tomato) and, egg and potato soup.
The island is also famous for its cheese and most particularly for
Feta is a soft cheese made from a mixture of goat’s and ewe’s milk.
Feta is used all over Greece and has a great part in Greek diet.
In Kefalonia, the
candy lovers will find their paradise.
Kefalonia proposes many bakery goodies.
Kefalonia is mostly famous for its ghalaktoboureko(custard type pastry)
but also for its mandoles (toasted almonds), confetto(baked quince),
barboule (caramelised almonds), anise biscuits, nougat, amygthalopita
(almond cake) and pastelli.
The island of Kefalonia is famous for its wines. It has 3 appellations
of origin: Robola (dry white), Muscat (sweet white) and Maurodafni
The island has 6 producers. Divino, Gentilini, Metaxas, Sclavos, Soroke
They use many varieties of grapes but Robola is the most famous. Robola
grapes must be cultivated in some particular areas of the island in
order to take its official appellation.