Greek cuisine - the traditional cuisine of Greece. Is a typical Mediterranean cuisine and has a lot to do with the kitchen south of France, Italy, Balkans, Anatolia and the Middle East.
The most characteristic and ancient element of
Greek food is olive oil, which is present in almost
all dishes. It is made from the fruit of the olive tree.
In Greek cuisine herbs and spices are used much
more frequently than in other Mediterranean
cuisines. Most often it is oregano, mint, garlic,
onion, dill, salt and bay leaves.
Greek dishes are characterized by the frequent
use of mint and nutmeg.
Dessert dominated honey and nuts.
Typical Greek food is simple, colorful and fragrant.
Many dishes influence of Greek history.
cold sauce, snack of yogurt, cucumber and garlic, a typical dish from the Greek cuisine.
small kebabs on wooden skewers, typical of Greek cuisine.
is a collection of appetizers or small dishes often served with alcoholic drinks.
Greek salad with tomatoes, cucumber, feta, olives and shallots, olive oil and salt, black pepper and oregano.
a traditional dish of eggplant
in the Balkans and the
the dish, which is a stuffed
vegetables or leaves,
stuffed grape leaves.
a traditional Greek dish,
pasta, baked with minced
meat and béchamel sauce.
Delight - sweetness of sugar or flour, with the addition of starch and nuts
Baklava - a popular confection of puff pastry with nuts in syrup.
Melomakarona - Greek cuisine, the kind of sweet pastry with honey.