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mastelo

μαστέλο

Mastelo, a white flavorful, chewy goat cheese from Chios and Tinos, made with cow’s milk and ideal for grilling, not unlike haloumi. Designated PDO (ΠΟΠ).

On Sifnos, however, μαστέλο means both a special clay cooking pot made on the island, and a dish of mutton or kid with suet, red wine and dill, slow baked on vine twigs arranged on the bottom of the pot.

Aegean Islands

Baked dishes

Cheese, dairy and eggs

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by Chios.gr, sidagi.gr