Local cuisine

In traditional cuisine and traditional products, Meganisi does not differentiate particularly from the island of Lefkada. So, look for and seek to try:

  • Bride's bun (we find it in weddings)
  • Palamidi (type of fish) cooked in roof tiles
  • Kouloura (bread-like bun)
  • Octopus cooked in the oven with potatoes
  • Savoro (fish preserved in a special mixture)
  • Rooster with spaghetti
  • Sweet pumpkin pie
  • Egg pie
  • Psaropita (fish pie)
  • Cuttlefish with black rice
  • Riganada (bread with salt, oil and oregano)
  • Promada (bread slices baked by the fire)
  • Salted cod with potatoes and lemon
  • Ladokouloura (bread rolls baked with oil)
  • Ladopita (pie with halvah and oil)

On your way back home, do not forget to try:

  • Local "Vertzami" wine
  • Liquers: Rozoli, Mint, Rose
  • Soumada (orgeat)
  • Lentils from the village of Eglouvi
  • Salami
  • Fish roe from the lagoon
  • Honey from Dragano and Athani
  • Nougats
  • Pasteli

For more information about Lefkada and its cuisine please visit the web site of Go Lefkas.