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Not just a pretty face, the Greek Island of Corfu offers mouthwatering hotels Mediterranean cuisine, with a Venetian twist. After a long day soaking up the sunshine, what better way to spend an evening, than enjoying a home cooked meal of fresh fish, delicious vegetables and maybe a little tipple of local wine. Come find out more in our Corfu food guide.
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What to eat in Corfu
This is the most popular of local Corfu dishes. Made of shanks of veal stuffed with chopped garlic, parsley, salt and pepper, and is also seasoned with a spicy red sauce.
Purple Tip: The locals say that the sauce is successful only if it can stand on a man’s moustache.
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Thin slices of fried beef with a white sauce made of chopped garlic, parsley, white pepper, white wine, salt and vinegar. You can eat it either with rice and baked or mashed potatoes.
Purple Tip: Keep the necessary distances or you might knock someone over with garlic breath!
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This one goes to fish eaters. Cod fish is stewed with a red chilli sauce made of paprika and a whole red hot pepper, quenched with fresh lemon juice.
Purple Tip: Keep a glass of milk nearby to cool down a bit.
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And for those of you who have a sweet tooth….delicious roasted and caramelized almonds which you can find in every pastry shop around the island.
Purple Tip: Watch it with your teeth, because sometimes they are a bit too crunchy!
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Kumquat is a citrus fruit which can be enjoyed in a variety of forms. The nicest and a Purple Travel team favourite, is as part of a mix of fine liqueur made with the fruit and peel of the kimquat.
Purple Tip: Have it as a digestif after a sumptuous meal or as a relaxing drink at your hotel’s terrace.
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