Delicious flavors of the Cyclades…

Just two hours away from Athens is an island where you can go for a cozy holiday even until the end of September. A close-by island with beautiful beaches, a majestic town, and good food. Everything you need to for spending a pleasant time, even for a three-trip stay, extending the summer for a while. So as you go to the island, remember that you have to try the delicious local food. The reason for Frutalia, the traditional omelet of Andros.

Holidays in Andros

Andros is the island where you can have a good time even in winter. Especially the autumn when the sea is magnificent. Anyone who goes there on September, after all, knows why it is one of the ideal months to escape. Majestic and special Andros is quite close despite the fact that many do not know it and feel that it is more distant.

In addition to swimming and good food, in Andros, you will have the opportunity to visit many sights. One of them is the Lighthouse Tourlitis which is located in the sea, at the entrance of the port of city, on a rock. You can read more about it HERE.

Coming down from the port you will have the option to choose a route to various villages. We distinguish the fishing village of Batsi. It’s as cosmopolitan and as quiet as you might want it to be. It has a beautiful beach and many shops for coffee and food. There you can try the traditional Frutalia.

Recipe for Frutalia

Frutalia Andros

Frutalia is one of the most famous foods in Andros. it is served as a snack but also as a main course with hot homemade bread. Until you find yourself on the beautiful island of Andros you can make it by yourself. We found the recipe of Akis Petretzikis and we present to you…

Materials needed

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 300 g potatoes, boiled
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 200 g syglino
  • 6 eggs, medium
  • 1 tablespoons thyme
  • 50 g Milk
  • 200 g gruyere, grated

For serving you will need

  • 1 tablespoons thyme
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


Firstly, you preheat the oven to 180cin the air position as soon as you prepare the recipe. Place a frying pan over medium heat and add the olive oil. Then cut the potatoes into rounds and place them in the pan. Season them with salt and pepper and sauté for 1-2 minutes on each side until they will gain golden color.

Brush a 28 cm baking pan with olive oil. and make a layer of potatoes. Place the same pan on the heat. Then cut the syglino into 1 cm pieces. and put it in the pan. Sauté it for 1-2 minutes. Remove it from heat and place it over potatoes.

Then in a bowl break the eggs and add salt, pepper,&thyme, and mix the eggs. Add the milk, gruyere, and mix them.

You are almost done, put the baking pan in the oven with the rest of the ingredients and bake for 20-25 minutes Remove and serve with thyme and olive oil.

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