Corfu Traditional Cuisine
Based on the principles of the Mediterranean diet incorporating a variety of products such as meat, fish, olive oil, vegetables and cheese. In Corfu, you can find local honey, extra virgin olive oil and sheep yogurt.
You can also taste traditional dishes with impressing and delicate taste. The most famous dishes which have Venecian influences are:
Sofrito (beef cooked with vinegar, garlic and parsley), Bourdeto (a peppery fish stew), Bianco(fish stew with white sauce and garlic) and Pastitsada (a dish of rooster or beef in red sauce and spices served with pasta).
These dishes are internationally known but you will probably find that they always taste better in Corfu. The atmosphere and the people will offer you a one-of-a kind experience that you will never forget. The traditional cuisine is not spicy but is packed of aroma and taste of various veggie and herbs that are grown on Mediterranean lands. The single pot stews date back to the old days when cooks put all the ingredients together and left the food simmer all day until they come back from work.
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