Mastelo

In Sifnos island the traditional Easter Sunday lamb or goat is not skewered, in contrast to most other parts of Greece. Instead, it is baked in a mastelo, from which […]

Mastelo from Chios

Close-up of pieces and a half round Greek ‘Mastelo’ is a soft, cow-milk cheese on wooden paddler

Mastelo is a soft, cow-milk cheese with a distinctive chewy texture and a mild, slightly savory flavor, and is a trademark for cheeses produced on the island of Chios. The […]

Mastic

Close-up of pieces of white ‘mastic’ on wooden surface

Mastic or Mastiha Mastic is the aromatic resin of mastic trees (Pistacialentiscus) that are cultivated extensively in the southern part of the island of Chios. Their cultivation on Chios dates back […]

Mastiha

Close-up of pieces of white ‘mastiha’ on wooden surface

Mastiha or Mastic Mastic is the aromatic resin of mastic trees (Pistacialentiscus) that are cultivated extensively in the southern part of the island of Chios. Their cultivation on Chios dates […]