TOP 10 LOCAL FLAVORS OF KOS
Katimeria is twisted fried cheese pie with mizithra cheese and is served with honey and cinnamon.
Xismata is wheaten bread kneaded with grated mizithra cheese and flavorings.
Tomato spoon sweet
Tomato spoon sweet is a syrupy preserve made with the unique pomodori tomatoes that grow on the island.
Pligouri is ground wheat cooked with pork.
Afrena or eftazima
Afrena or eftazima are flavored breads, the yeast for which is made of boiled chick peas foam and bay leaves.
Varvara is boiled wheat with honey, sugar, almonds, nuts, raisins, pomegranate, cinnamon, rose water, orange zest and some spices.
Lazarakia is a type of white bread that women in Kos prepare on the Sunday of Lazaros.
Kousafi is boiled black raisin with different flavorings.
Lampropites is a traditional sweet delicacy in Kos that the local women use to prepare during Easter time. They are small pies with feta cheese.