The great festivals of Apollonas

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Fairs in the village take place: – On the eve of 15/8 , 14/8 The feast takes place in Agia. A cook from the village prepares traditional specialties and offers it to the visitors while everyone is entertained and dancing under the sounds of island songs. – On 28/8 at Agios Ioannis Prodromos The feast […]

The famous gruyère of Naxos

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One of the most famous international products of the island is the Graviera (gruyère) of Naxos. It is a product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). It is produced in the creamerσ of the island with pasteurized cow’s milk and sometimes with the addition of a small amount of sheep’s milk. Gruyere is a yellow […]

Xynotyro and xinomyzithra for goat’s milk enthusiasts

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The xinomyzithra is made from cold goat’s milk, to which is added rennet. It has a strong and distinct flavor and is ideal for salads. Xynotyro is actually  xinomyzithra, which has been dried for several weeks on wooden boards. It is tougher and it can be eaten fresh or grated in pasta.

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A small “paradise” of spices, aromatic and dried fruit and plants awaits the visitors of the Aperanthous! It is a special traditional grocery located on the main pedestrian street of the village! The store opened in 2010 and since then, the little treasures it hides in, has took the interest of visitors and locals. What […]

Did you miss mom’s sweets and jams? Come to Chalki

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In one of the alleys of the village of Chalki is hidden a taste treasure. In the “ERA” store of Yannis Mandenakis you will discover unique and unforgettable flavors. Jams and sweets from Yanni’s hands. And when we say “from his hands” we mean that the whole process of preparation, from the sorting of fruits, […]