Greece is a food paradise for those who love Mediterranean cuisine. The food is healthy, flavorful and often based on locally sourced ingredients. While there are many international food options available in Greece, it is well worth exploring the traditional dishes on offer. Here is our ultimate Greek food guide; it includes some of the most popular dishes and products in Greece, as well as some tips on what to expect when dining out in this country.
While you’ve heard about souvlaki - the fast food to rule all fast food across the world- and the world-renowned ‘moussaka’, you should know that the culinary culture of Greece and Athens, in specific, goes beyond the perceptions of most.
The wine production of Greece has been -and continues to be- one of the largest, most important and most impressive wine productions across the world. Not only enjoyed by the lucky locals, the Greek wine varieties are also being exported across the international markets, reaching distant civilizations and gaining praise, recognition and multiple awards.
Here is a guide to the most popular Greek wine varieties you should make sure to try when visiting Greece!
The scrummy Greek diet, which is based on healthy, fresh ingredients and counts thousands of years of existence, consists of a number of traditional dishes, with every region having its own signature mouthwatering delicacies to take pride in. The island of Corfu is no different. Apart from its vast history, impressive Venetian architecture and striking natural beauty, its cuisine is something to write home about, and this is exactly what we’re about to do; here are the top traditional dishes of Corfu you can’t miss!
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.
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.
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!