“Balaki”, a fresh unpasteurized cow or sheep cheese you can buy at the street market of Tinos

The most known Tinian cheese is "μπαλάκι" or "balaki" which is directly made from "Petroma".  "Petroma" is crumbled, salted and shaped as a ball and then let to mature for about 40 days. It consists of 45% fat and has a creamy and tight texture. That made of sheep milk (between April and June) has a aromatic notes of milk and grass with a rich and sour taste with hints of nuts.

The most known Tinian cheese is “μπαλάκι” or “balaki” which is directly made from “Petroma”.  “Petroma” is crumbled, salted and shaped as a ball and then let to mature for about 40 days. It consists of 45% fat and has a creamy and tight…

Two creameries in Tenos island with extraordinary cheeses!

Two creameries in Tenos island with extraordinary cheeses! | Deux crémeries à l'île de Tenos avec des fromages extraordinaires!

Aggela Rouggere Creamery Tsiknias Mt., Tenos island, Cyclades, Greece M. +30 6948 259427 Kariki cheese A cheese for acquired tastes, also called the blue cheese of Tenos. Depending on the degree of maturation it may either resemble roquefort or stilton cheese. Its secret is that…

Tinos food paths 2017

Tinos food paths 2017

Tinos food paths, a walk through the gastronomical paths of Tinos! The walk starts on the 8th of May and ends on the 14th of May 2017. “Guest stars” this year will be: the Tinian breakfast! Live cooking of local dishes and sweets based…