Greece has been blessed with a geographical position that offers a mild climate and fertile land. The combination of the two is responsible for the variety of products that have made Greece famous across the world. Let us introduce you to the most popular Greek products you should put on your bucket list when visiting Greece.
Greek gastronomy has been praised by those who have tasted it time and time again. Yes, we’ll admit of being guilty of waxing lyrical about it ourselves, but it’s no secret that Greeks are passionate about food, so we’ll make that our alibi. If you want to dabble in Greek cuisine, here we suggest to you the best Greek food blogs you should follow.
Used to the warmer climate, as soon as the temperature starts to rise in Greece, the locals start living their best life! Along with the bikinis, sunglasses, and cold coffees, a must for the summer months, are the Greek summer recipes that are equal parts light, nutritious, and delicious! Check out the best Greek summer dishes you should try during your stay in Greece and enjoy original Greek flavors under the brilliant sun - we promise there won't be a salad in sight!
The luscious Cretan cuisine has been associated with health since the early 60s, due to the Seven Countries Study, a study that showed Cretans having the best health conditions and the lower rates of coronary heart disease and cancer mortality than all other populations studied.
Although rich in flavor, the Cretan cuisine is rather sparing regarding its variety of ingredients. The traditional dishes of Crete can be cooked with just a handful of products, with the flavorsome result being achieved through the art of processing simple materials, rather than through the concoction of intricate food combinations.
Now that we’ve waxed lyrical about the unmatched value of it, it’s time for you to get practical insight into the piquant Cretan cuisine. Here, we have gathered our favorite Cretan recipes that you absolutely, positively, urgently need to try.
Open up your senses to the exquisite taste of Therian wine and taste Santorini in a glass through the different varietal wines it produces. Ready to enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine?
When one thinks of a Greek meal, a variety of pictures may come to mind. A juicy souvlaki, a warm plate of moussakas, or a lamb being roasted on a spit. Although these are very much part of the modern Greek diet, it by no means makes up the majority. In fact, the average daily diet of a Greek will almost always consist of some sort of vegetarian food throughout the day. It can be argued that some of Greece’s most traditional -and very tasty- dishes are meat-free, making Greece a great place for vegetarians!
When most of the world thinks of Greece, usually what comes to mind are the impressive architectural ruins, the delicious Greek food, and the stunning cliff coastlines peppered with bright white and blue Greek homes and resorts. We don’t always think about the Greek coffee.
Our Athens for Foodies tour is a real head-first dive into the Greek gastronomy that tourists often miss on their trips to Greece. There is so much more to the Greek cuisine then moussaka and souvlaki; in-fact, during the tour, you will learn that moussaka is one of Greece’s most recent food inventions! That being said, this tour will not only satisfy your palate and your belly, but you will also leave intellectually satisfied as this is a 4-hour tour of Greek gastronomy history which is very influenced by the historical and cultural progression of the country.