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Traditional food on Corfu

Mediterranean cuisine is deservedly recognized as the favorite of world gastronomy. The cuisine of Corfu stands out among the Mediterranean islands - due to the rich historical events and favorable geographical position, Greek and Venetian traditions intertwined in the cuisine of the island. Until now, Italian notes are heard in the names of many dishes of the island of Corfu, and their recipes are famous for their sophistication, but at the same time they are easy to prepare.

The most famous fish dishes of Corfu are BIANCO and BURDETO.

BIANCO (white) is cooked from the best varieties of sea fish, the fish is languishing in its own juice with garlic-lemon sauce and potatoes.

For a spicy BURDETTO, they use scopion fish, boil it in a light tomato sauce with lots of onions, hot peppers and other spices.

Traditional meat dishes of Corfu - SOFRITO and PASTICADA.

SOFRITO are tender slices of beef stewed in wine sauce with lots of parsley, garlic and white allspice. Usually served with mashed potatoes or rice.

Homemade rustic PASTICADA is made from rooster or beef, the meat is stewed in tomato sauce with the addition of spices such as cinnamon, paprika, cloves and bay leaf. Served with thick tubular pasta. This is probably the most favorite recipe for Corfiots, the dish is often prepared for holidays and celebrations.

An interesting local dish TSIGARELI is a wild and very healthy herb fried in olive oil, with the addition of garlic, herbs and hot peppers.


Since ancient times, the island has preserved the traditions of the production of raw smoked sausages and dried meat, there is a huge selection of home-made sausages and frankfurters.

Dried meat NUBULO is an amazing appetizer for wine and ouzo. For its preparation, only smoked pork tenderloin of the highest quality is used.

In the rustic taverns of Corfu, PITAs (pies) with all sorts of fillings are very popular. Meat, chicken, mushroom, vegetable and cheese, in handmade puff pastry.

The hallmark of the island is the citrus fruit KUM KUAT. Liqueurs, jam, marmalade are made from this dwarf orange, and it is also sold in candied form. The local cuisine includes pork or game dishes with kum kuat.

Another well-known traditional product of Corfu is the soft drink gingerbeer (JINGIBIR). It is a non-alcoholic ginger beer made from natural ingredients such as lemon juice, grated ginger, sugar and water. The drink has a refreshing taste and is in great demand, especially in the summer heat.


Also on the island of Corfu there is a large selection of local sweets. SHIKOMAIDA - a sweet appetizer of dried ground figs, with the addition of ouzo, spices and hot peppers. It goes well with raw sausages and as an appetizer for alcoholic drinks.

Local Corfu pastry, fogatsa, raisin buns, fried donuts and nougat are also popular.

Acquaintance with any country in the world will not be complete if you do not taste the dishes of the national cuisine of the island of Corfu. And in each such cuisine you can find the features of the culture of the people, passed down from generation to generation. Of course, in order to appreciate all the subtleties of various dishes, you need to go to a particular country.

Visit both the chic restaurants of the city of Corfu, and small family restaurants and taverns of the island, where this or that dish is prepared according to original family recipes. We really hope that you will find something special for yourself.

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