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Corfu's Culinary Specialties

  • Sofrito: veal baked in bread with garlic sauce or stewed with vinegar, garlic and parsley.
  • Pastitsada: meat cooked in sauce with vegetables, vinegar and macaroni.
  • Bourdedto: fish cooked in a spicy sauce of onions.
  • Kumquat Liquere a liquere made from the Japanese miniature orange brought to the island by British seamen and unique to Corfu.
  • Kumquat Fruits available fresh from markets when in season.
  • Ginger Beer another British innovation, somewhat difficult to find these days.
  • Local Patisseries offer a wide variety of island sweets and confections: mandolata, mandoles and pasteli.
  • Sikomaeda: a pie made from vine ripened figs.


See our Greece hotels for a complete look at accommodations available on this island.

Harry's Other Corfu Pages

Around Corfu | Corfu Beaches | Culinary Corfu | Corfu Culture | Corfu Golf | Corfu History | Curfu Holidays | Corfu Mythology | Corfu Transportation | Corfu Town | Useful Corfu | Photos of Corfu I | Photos of Corfu II | III