Santorini has something unique: her particular ecosystem, which was created from volcanic explosions. The volcanic ash, which has made the soil porous, in combination with the drought, soil humidity and morning sea breeze, give unique flavor to the products of this soil.

  • Caper :Essential for accompanying salads and fava, caper is always present in every real Santorinian dish. It is a wild bush thriving in rocky areas;...
  • Cherry tomatoe :Being the most famous and popular product of Santorini, cherry tomatoes with the slightly hardest skin and rich juicy body, can be savoured fresh...
  • Fava :Had you ever thought that a fava could differ from another one? Indeed, should you place the Santorinian fava next to another one, the difference...
  • Chloro cheese :Its production is very small, so the likelihood to find it on the island is really low. It is a fresh caprine (goat) cheese with creamy texture,...
  • Kardamides :Kardamides are exquisite green herbs that make miracles in fighting cholesterine. They are collected at the end of spring in fields and vineyards...
  • Peanuts
  • White eggplant :Another rare product of the Santorini soil with many comparative advantages. It has very few seeds, does not absorb much oil when fried .
  • grapes and wine are mentioned in detail in a separate article