Gastronomy in Kos

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Zia

Oromedon

In the beautiful mountain village of Zia, 20 minutes drive from the centre of Kos town, Oromedon tavern is one of the leading culinary spots for all those...

Kos

Wine

Viticulture in Kos boasts a 4,000 year old history. The wines of the island were particularly known since the time of Hippocrates, under which they...

Kos

Kanelada

Kanelada is usually drunk like a soft drink beverage and is particularly renowned in the mountain village of Zia.

Kos

Honey

A particularly healthy and nutritious food for all ages, honey is a natural local product of Kos which you should try and buy on your way out of the island....

Kos

Domataki Glyko

One of the most famous local products of Kos, the 'domataki', or cherry tomato, can also be prepared as a traditional Greek spoon sweet, which you can only...

Kos

Tiri tis Posas

Also known as Krasotiri, Tiri tis Posas is a type of red wine cured goat's cheese. If you believe the myth, the cheese was created out of sheer luck....

Kos

Lampropites

Lampropites owe their name to the fact that the recipe is usually prepared during Easter (also referred to as 'Lambri') by the women of Kos.

Tigaki

Ambeli

Ambeli owes its name to the vineyard in which is situated in Tigaki. In this lush green environment, with juicy grapes as a natural setting, you'll have the...

Kos

Baklava

Another Kotian which has made Kos famous, aside from the Domataki cherry tomato spoon sweet, is the famous Baklava, which is the perfect accompaniment to...

Kos

Lazarakia

On the day of the celebration of Lazaros, women in Kos prepare local biscuits called lazarakia. Tradition even requires that engaged women prepare one in the...

Kos

Varvara

Varvara is a traditional sweet from the island of Kos, which is usually prepared for the celebration of Agia Varvara.

Kos

Halvas Koutaliou

The Kotian Halva Koutaliou (halva by the spoonful) is a quick and light dessert, which you can prepare easily, with very simple materials.

Kos

Makarouna Plasti

Makarouna of the Pasha, also known as "Makarouna plasti", was one of the most famous recipes of Kos and is usually prepared by a large group of women.

Kos

Cheese pie with Posas cheese

This particular savoury cheese pie, the Cheese pie with Posas cheese, also known as 'Katines', is prepared with Kos' local 'posas' cheese (or 'Krasotyri'),...

Town

Petrino

Housed in a 150 year old stone building, Petrino restaurant welcomes you in a unique and atmospheric setting for a delicious lunch or dinner in exquisitely...

Kos

Bulgur Wheat with Pork

Bulgur wheat with pork is mainly prepared on festive days and is one of the most famous Kotian dishes.