Northeastern Aegean Islands in detail


Island tavernas are in no rush to embrace modernity, and why would they be when grandmother's recipes easily trump those of television's celebrity chefs? Little fishing ports, their names typically starting with 'Skala', specialise in lobster spaghetti. Up in the highland villages, grilled lamb rules the scene. Crucially, never miss dessert, especially the spoon sweets made of anything that grows, from oranges to aubergines.