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 […]
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 […]
Kefalotyri( arseniko) is a yellow hard cheese and reminds of the taste of ripe cottage cheese. This cheese is made from sheep’s, goat’s and cow’s milk and has a strong taste. There are few who maintain the “arseniko” in olive oil.
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.
Sweet Mizithra Naxos is made from goat’s and sheep’s milk. The cheesemaker, while boiling it, removes the sediment and at the bottom of the cauldron there is the sweet myzithra. It is an unsalted cheese ideal for those who are on a diet.
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 […]
The taste of a fluffy loaf of well-baked bread and even cooked in wood is unparalleled. In the oven of Veloni, one of the oldest ovens on the island, located in the center of Chora, it is sure that the concept of bread has a distinct dimension! Directions: You start from the Port , from […]
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, […]
Unique ceramics made with the special talent of potter Manolis Liberta will be discovered in the village of Damalas. An art that came to Manolis from a grandfather to a father and its roots was lost in the late of 19th century. Having as a tool the taste, the wheel, the clay of the Naxian […]