The most well-known known traditional products of Lefkada is thyme honey, “pasteli” and “mandolato” (desserts made with sesame and nougats) , the traditional drink “soumada, made from bitter almonds and the unique “rozoli” liquer ,as well. It’s worth tasting the olive pie traditional dessert, the olive oil bagel (“ladokoulouro”), lentils from Eglouvi, and the traditional salami.
Oil and wine are the island’s exceptional products. Vertzami, one of the most famous wine varieties, came from the Venetians who brought it in 1684. Another unique product is also embroidery of Karya, in which a typical embroidery technique used, the ‘’karsaniki’’ stitch.