Mandolato

Close-up of ‘mandolato’ or ‘nougat’ with almonds split in two

Mandolato is a typical Venetian sweet. During the reign of the Venetians in parts of Greece, it was the favorite sweet of the aristocracy. Its name derives from the Italian […]

Mandoles

Close-up of red ‘Mandoles’ means caramelized baked almonds

Mandoles are caramelized baked almonds that are traditionally made in the Ionian Islands. They got their name from the Italian word mandorla, which means ‘almond’. On the island of Cephalonia, […]

Manoura

Close-up of round Greek ‘Manoura’ soft cheeses on wooden shelve

The manoura cheese is made from whole milk (sheep and / or goat) which coagulates and its curd is placed in baskets (tirovolia) to drain. Fresh manoura is called “chloromanoura”, […]

Manouri

Close-up of round pieces of Greek ‘Manouri’ soft white table-cheese

Manouri is a traditional Greek soft white table-cheese that is firm and without skin. It originated in ancient times. It belongs to the category of soft cheeses produced in the […]