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Close-up of piece of Greek ‘Froutalia’ omelet with potatoes

Froutalia

Froutalia or Fourtalia

Throughout the world, omelette with potatoes is among the world’s most popular and easy-to-prepare foods.

On the island of Andros and Tinos, this omelette is called froutalia or fourtalia, a traditional dish that has enabled housewives to save face when confronted by a sudden arrival of visitors.

The ingredients of froutalia vary from season to season so you can enjoy it all year round with different recipes. Froutalia is a delightful omelette made with potatoes and a solid dose of fat, glina, and flavored with fresh mint. Fresh broad beans, artichokes, onions, marrow are some of the ingredients added, but what makes a traditional froutalia truly tarditional is the use of the local sausage. You can also try it roasted in the oven.

Photo: giorgostsoulis.com

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