Eros-Deli, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Eros-Deli Visit Eros-Deli for a huge selection of delicious Greek treats, local specialities and gifts! Olive oils, jams, sweets, and herbs are just a few of the tasty goodies on offer at this beautifully presented emporium of Greek delights! The friendly and knowledgeable shop assistants are always ready to offer help… Read more

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… Read more

Island Breeze by Sarah O. #2 – Mobile shopping with the locals

Did you ever hear the cries of ‘gavros, kolios, fresca fresca!’ or ‘karpouzi! karpouzi!’ or the sound of air horns blasting out through the villages? Many people rely on the trucks, vans and sometimes tractors that sell fresh produce and household groceries. Visiting several times a week these mobile vendors are an integral part of… Read more

Robola Wine Festivals

Since 1978 there has been a Robola wine festival held every year, on the first weekend after August 15th. It’s a celebration of the new production of the award winning Robola wine, produced on the island. The villages of Fragata and Valsamata in the Omala Valley have a two day panagyri where you have the… Read more

Five great reasons to visit Kefalonia this summer!

There are so many great reasons to visit Kefalonia we couldn’t possibly mention them all! These five categories are just a small sample for inspiration. Explore my website for a fuller picture, and for specific details for the activities mentioned. 1. The Beaches Blue flag award beaches, secluded beaches, rough waves, calm waters, pebbles, sand… Read more

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…. Read more

Lemon Tree, Assos

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… A lovely shop with unique items from all over Greece!! Lemon Tree has in store for you handmade objects of all kinds, that promote only the best of Greece! Here you will find a selection of jewellery, ceramics, scarfs, bags, olive wood objects, soaps, local spirits and many more. Contact Info… Read more

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… Read more

Local Recipes

There’s nothing like old fashioned recipes to warm the soul and trigger the senses! I am in a procedure of finding local cookers holding vintage recipes (even secret ones!), prepared with traditional procedures, in order to create an archive of video recordings to share them with you. Local ingredients, herbs, procedures, old utensils, special cooking techniques… Read more

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… Read more

“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… Read more

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