When it comes to cuisine, the Greeks definitely have got it going on!
- It is so fresh!!
The basis of many traditional Greek food dishes (such as Greek salad) include fresh ingredients such as fresh fish, vegetables, legumes and cereals. There’s really no way to fake it or substitute with processed ingredients.
- Full Flavor.
Many herbs and spices such as dill, garlic, oregano, onion, mint, thyme, basil and parsley are necessary ingredients to mosdishes, which give each one a unique, full flavor.
- Pita, need i say more?
Head into any bakery and you can find a variety of fresh pitas (pies) to choose from. Everyone’s favorite is the Spanakopita (spinach pie), which is made from filo pastry with spinach and feta filling.
- You can never have enough Feta cheese.
Feta Cheese is made from sheep’s milk, goat’s milk or a mixture, this crumbly white cheese is the perfect addition to salads, hence the famous Greek Salad, pies and pastries or simply served on its own!!
- Gyros is the ultimate fast food.
Made from meat cooked on a vertical rotisserie and served in a pita with vegetables andtzatziki sauce, gyros are the perfect fast food treat. They also come vegetarian with a feta or haloumi cheese substitute, so no one has to be left out!