Body Care Products

Soap Olive oil has been known since ancient times for its exceptional nutritional properties as well as for beneficial properties on the skin. Pure olive oil is the simplest, most effective and tolerable skin cleanser. The saponification with olive oil is an ancient knowledge of Mediterranean civilisation and since the past it has been useful […]

Traditional sweets and desserts

One of the most well-known traditional products of Kefalonia are the vibrant, deep red, caramelized roasted almonds called Mántoles which traditionally are colored using a kind of seaweed. Other delicious sweets produced on Kefalonia are Pastélia (a candy bar made of sesame seeds and thyme honey), Komféto or Pastokydono (quince paste with almonds), Mantoláto (soft […]

Honey

The island of Kefalonia has an incredible floral and arboreal biodiversity – a paradise for bees! The most famous types of honey are thyme honey (méli thimaríou) which is known as the best quality Greek honey and is produced in June and July, and pine honey (méli elátou) made from the Kefalonian fir as well […]

Meat, Eggs & Fish

MEAT Like Ulysses himself, the shepherd is a typical local job and shepherding continues to be an important sector in the local economy. The animals, in particular goats, sheep, and a smaller percentage of cows, spend their existence mostly in the wild eating mainly wild plants. Meat, milk, yogurt, butter and cheese are the derivative […]

Dairy Products: cheese, yoghurt and milk

MILK & CHEESE Cheeses, milk and yogurt produced on Kefalonia are delicious because of the high percentage of aromatic wild herbs present in the diet of the animals. The most frequently used cheese in the local kitchen is White Kefalonian cheese (traditionally named everywhere on the island as Féta, but since 1994 “Féta” has become […]

Beers, wines, liqueurs & Tsipouro

BEER Fresh, non-pasteurized beer entered recently on the list of the local products of the island – a lager and a red ale. Led by a young trio of Kefalonian entrepreneurs the Kefalonian and Ithaka micro brewery uses 100% Greek malted barley and Kefalonian water well known for its high quality. WINE The discontinuities in […]

Fresh vegetables

Spring and Summer time is an explosion of colors in the vegetable gardens of the island. The summer production begins with the pink king of the island, the red garlic of Erissos (to kókkino skórdo tou Erissoú), a red bulb, white inside, a small but super tasty pearl of Greece. For garlic lovers this is […]

Aromatic herbs

Besides being very tasty and making dishes unique, these delights of nature have numerous beneficial properties and are a staple of Kefalonian’s food culture. Oregano (rígani), is an essential ingredient of Kefalonian recipes and is used to flavor tomato sauces, pies, olives, meats, fish, cheese, egg dishes, salads, and cheeses. Oregano can be easily confused […]

Olive oil

The olive tree, a symbol of peace and prosperity, as well as resurrection, strength, resistance and hope, important in the whole Mediterranean area, has served the Greek population as a source of food and oil for centuries. This sacred element when offered to Gods was deemed by Homer the “liquid gold” and by Hippocrates as […]

The Festival of Grape Harvest and Moustalevria

The Festival of Grape Harvest and Moustalevria is held annually at Agia Paraskevi, Troianata, in the heart of the Robola wine area. The festival is one of the most important events of the year in the wine region and illustrates the cultural heritage of the area, specifically the harvest of the famous grapes which make […]

Myrtillo, greek-natural-pure shop

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Myrtillo, Greek Natural Pure Shop Stop here to Taste Kefalonia! Myrtillo shop is located at Divarata junction on the way to Myrtos beach. It presents a big selection of Greek traditional products and many local products too. You can just stop here to meet the 3 friendly ladies that own it. […]

Sesoulas Traditional Bakery, Argostoli

This small, local traditional bakery ‘Sesoulas’ was first founded by the Patsi family in 1890. As an eight year old, street seller, Aristofanis Pollatos started his career in the local bakery. He soon became irreplaceable, though his young age and took lead of the business using some of the traditional tools of that time like […]

Voskopoula pastry shop, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Voskopoula If you want to buy local traditional pastries you have to visit this great shop!

Kefalonia Wine Tour

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Wine and Vineyards Tour Taste unique Kefalonian wines and learn everything about the winemaking, as you move between vineyards and  wineries, in an intimate small group (max. 10 people) or private wine tour / excursion. Julia, an expert wine guide and a very friendly lady will provide you with all the […]

Elitiko

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Handmade olive oil soap, beeswax ointment and rose water! Aris and his family have put all their passion and care into producing natural products from their own local herbs, extra virgin olive oil and honey. Visit them and familiarise yourself with local herbs, bees, and the general management of a small […]

“EUPHORIA” – Agricultural Tourism

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Euphoria Experience the real Kefalonia with Stefanos and Loukia! Stefanos and Loukia are the owners of a traditional Kefalonian home named “Euphoria” in Mousata , 13 km from Argostoli and two of the most interesting and nice people on the island! They welcome you to join them and take part in […]

Robola Cooperative, winery

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… In 1982, the growers of the Robola Zone, in order to ensure their income, to protect and at the same time highlight the dynamic of Cephalonian Vineyard, armed with experience and knowledge, founded the Robola Cooperative of Cephalonia which currently comprises of 300 members.

Stamoulis meat and cheese market

Following the philosophy of vertical integration and sustainable mild development, Stamoulis family has created a mosaic of small business