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VISIT GREECE| White aubergine from Santorini

VISIT GREECE| White aubergine from Santorini

Clever way Santos winery vineyard in Santorini grow grapes in Santorini where there is no rain.The "basket" shaped vines protect the soft and tender grape leaves from being damaged by the island's strong wind and sand.

Clever way Santos winery vineyard in Santorini grow grapes in Santorini where there is no rain.The "basket" shaped vines protect the soft and tender grape leaves from being damaged by the island's strong wind and sand.

Santorini, Greece -  is a volcanic island in the Cyclades group of the Greek islands. It is located between Ios and Anafi islands. It is famous for dramatic views, stunning sunsets from Oia town, the strange white aubergine (eggplant), the town of Thira and naturally its very own active volcano.

Santorini, Greece - is a volcanic island in the Cyclades group of the Greek islands. It is located between Ios and Anafi islands. It is famous for dramatic views, stunning sunsets from Oia town, the strange white aubergine (eggplant), the town of Thira and naturally its very own active volcano.

A recipe by Chef Dimitris LazarouChristos usually goes to Santorini and comes back with more breathtaking photographs. This time he came back with an amazing white eggplant recipe: Chef Dimitris Lazarou, owner of elegant Saltsa restaurant in Santorini, was kind enough to share one of his…

A recipe by Chef Dimitris LazarouChristos usually goes to Santorini and comes back with more breathtaking photographs. This time he came back with an amazing white eggplant recipe: Chef Dimitris Lazarou, owner of elegant Saltsa restaurant in Santorini, was kind enough to share one of his…

The way wine always 'use' to be made. The tradition is carried on at the Gavalas Winery on Santorini ~The sun-dried grapes are spread out, and pressed 4 xs, (after each pressing they are spread out and left to sit for a few hours) Seen on #Archaeologous private tour

The way wine always 'use' to be made. The tradition is carried on at the Gavalas Winery on Santorini ~The sun-dried grapes are spread out, and pressed 4 xs, (after each pressing they are spread out and left to sit for a few hours) Seen on #Archaeologous private tour

Taste of #Santorini #Fava by Magicgreekgarden

Taste of #Santorini #Fava by Magicgreekgarden

Katsouni is the cucumber of Santorini. It’s bigger than the common cucumber and has a thicker skin and more seeds. If not harvested on time, it becomes sweet and has a melon taste!

Katsouni is the cucumber of Santorini. It’s bigger than the common cucumber and has a thicker skin and more seeds. If not harvested on time, it becomes sweet and has a melon taste!

Santorinian honey’s aroma comes mainly from thyme and other aromatic plants which due to the microclimate of the island offer a unique quality to the nectar.  When you taste it, we're sure you'll sing the Honey Honey! Yummy

Santorinian honey’s aroma comes mainly from thyme and other aromatic plants which due to the microclimate of the island offer a unique quality to the nectar. When you taste it, we're sure you'll sing the Honey Honey! Yummy

Where you see a chimney in Santorini, a tomato factory used to operate there. At the beginning of 20th century, there were 13 tomato factories on the island producing tomato paste. At that time, the cherry tomato and the wine were the main products of Santorini and thus the backbone of the local economy. But then, after the big earthquake in July 1956, many people abandoned the island and the factories closed or moved to the mainland.

Where you see a chimney in Santorini, a tomato factory used to operate there. At the beginning of 20th century, there were 13 tomato factories on the island producing tomato paste. At that time, the cherry tomato and the wine were the main products of Santorini and thus the backbone of the local economy. But then, after the big earthquake in July 1956, many people abandoned the island and the factories closed or moved to the mainland.

"Santorini Fava" Description Fava (yellow split peas) from Santorini IslandThe "Santorini Fava" is a Protected Designation of Origin and comes from the plant "Lathyrus Clymenum L." which is grown exclusively and regularly to the island for 3,500 years.

"Santorini Fava" Description Fava (yellow split peas) from Santorini IslandThe "Santorini Fava" is a Protected Designation of Origin and comes from the plant "Lathyrus Clymenum L." which is grown exclusively and regularly to the island for 3,500 years.


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That's the caper's flower. Caper is a wild bush growing on the steep rocky slopes of the island. The locals use the caper buds (kaparokoumba), fresh or dried, and the leaves (kaparofylla) in their salad, on the top of the fava puree and….well, everywhere!

That's the caper's flower. Caper is a wild bush growing on the steep rocky slopes of the island. The locals use the caper buds (kaparokoumba), fresh or dried, and the leaves (kaparofylla) in their salad, on the top of the fava puree and….well, everywhere!

The best gift to Santorini's people this year (2014)  is the Santorini Arts Factory, the refurbished tomato factory of Petros Nomikos family on Vlychada beach.

The best gift to Santorini's people this year (2014) is the Santorini Arts Factory, the refurbished tomato factory of Petros Nomikos family on Vlychada beach.

Local delicacies at Mrs Anna's shop.

Local delicacies at Mrs Anna's shop.

Start sun drying the 1st cherry tomatoes of 2014!

Start sun drying the 1st cherry tomatoes of 2014!

The food treasures of our volcanic land: Fava, Cherry Tomatoes, White Eggplants, Round Zucchini, Katsouni.

The food treasures of our volcanic land: Fava, Cherry Tomatoes, White Eggplants, Round Zucchini, Katsouni.

Low in fat and high in proteins, Fava (yellow split peas) is one of the most famous local products of Santorini. The unique flavor, taste and texture of the fava puree come from Lathyrus Clymenum plant that grows only on the island for more than 3.500 years. In 2010, “Fava Santorinis” has been listed as a P.D.O. (Protected Designation of Origin) agricultural product of the EU.

Low in fat and high in proteins, Fava (yellow split peas) is one of the most famous local products of Santorini. The unique flavor, taste and texture of the fava puree come from Lathyrus Clymenum plant that grows only on the island for more than 3.500 years. In 2010, “Fava Santorinis” has been listed as a P.D.O. (Protected Designation of Origin) agricultural product of the EU.

Once you tasted the cherry tomato of Santorini, you will never forget its taste. It’s thick-skinned, juicy and full of flavor. Fresh, sun-dried, sweet or as paste, its taste is “to die-for”. Yummy!

Once you tasted the cherry tomato of Santorini, you will never forget its taste. It’s thick-skinned, juicy and full of flavor. Fresh, sun-dried, sweet or as paste, its taste is “to die-for”. Yummy!

When you are in Santorini, don’t miss to the taste the most famous local recipe: the fried tomato balls. Crisp and delicious. Yummy

When you are in Santorini, don’t miss to the taste the most famous local recipe: the fried tomato balls. Crisp and delicious. Yummy

A white eggplant? Are you kidding? Well, the white eggplant is one of the unique agricultural products of Santorini Island. It has a white thin skin, few seeds, slight sweet (!) taste and it doesn’t absorb so much oil when fried. That’s delicious!

A white eggplant? Are you kidding? Well, the white eggplant is one of the unique agricultural products of Santorini Island. It has a white thin skin, few seeds, slight sweet (!) taste and it doesn’t absorb so much oil when fried. That’s delicious!

Delicious sun-dried cherry tomatoes of 2014 vintage made by Santorini Wine Trails!

Delicious sun-dried cherry tomatoes of 2014 vintage made by Santorini Wine Trails!

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