Like many other places in the Mediterranean, Mykonos has a spectacular cuisine based mainly on local produce. The Mykonos wines get better every year. You can taste them by visiting the wineries of the village of Ano Mera.
You can eat when you have arrived at cruise ship, but it’s hard to resist the temptation to leave here without to relish Mykonos.
Melopita. A Greek cheesecake that is sweetened with honey
Lazarakia. Are small, sweet spice breads, do not contain any dairy products or eggs
Ouzo. Is an aniseed liqueur
Amygdalota. Traditional almond biscuits
Omeletta. An omelette or omelet is a dish made from beaten eggs quickly cooked with butter or oil in a frying pan
Louza. Is preserved pork loin. This is the star taste of Mykonian gastronomy.
Kopanisti Mykonou (cheese). It is a characteristic very spicy cheese. It accompanied excellently with Ouzo and any other Greek aperitif
Meze. Different delicacies including cheeses, meats, olives and other specialties, which are tasted accompanied by ouzo (liqueur)
Kremmydopita. Is an onion pie
Kopanisti Mykonou (cheese). It can also be mixed with butter or some other white cheese to produce a lighter taste
Mykonos has no wine production as big as Santorini or Paros, the vineyards and wineries are located in the central part of the island, around the village of Ano Mera