Mykonos Local products

Mykonos products
About the local products of Mykonos island, Greece

Among the most famous products of Mykonos are the homemade sausages, flavoured with spice, oregano, pepper and olives, dried in the open air, onion pie made with the tasty local tyrovolia cheese, excellent seafood, tasty piece of pork preserved in fat called siglino, the excellent louzes consisting in pork shoulder blade seasoned for National with spices, pepper, oregano and olives. Then it is put in piglet's intestine and dried in open air for half a month. It is served in thin slices with a snack and the famous kopanisti which is a kind of soft spicy cheese made of a mixture of goat's and cow's milk.

The well-known amigdalota, which can be found in all Cyclades, are sweats made of almond. Very popular are also the handmade jewellery in the gift shops of Mykonos and the traditional textile made of the local women. The textile tradition dates from the Medieval times and continue till today.

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