Did you ever try a Greek Parsley Dip? When we are on the island of Syros during the Greek summer courses, one of the things the Omilo team and students love, are the tavern meals, next to the sea. On Syros island there are some unique dishes worth discovering. Today we would like to share a recipe with you ; a dip based on parsley.
Greek Fish Roe Salad – taramosalata, is a Greek appetizer/dip made from tarama; the salted roe (fish eggs) of cod or grey mullet mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, and a base of bread or potatoes.
A Greek recipe : Stuffed Tomatoes and Peppers or “Gemista”! Ready to cook Greek? Then this traditional Greek dish is easy to make, and delicious. Also good for any season.
Greek Traditional Christmas Cookies, are very popular and baked at most households in Greece.
During the month of December Greeks are looking forward to buy, bake, eat or treat the typical Christmas sweets.
One of the typical Christmas cookies you can find in every bakery, patisserie or household, are the “melomakarona”.
Omilo students attending a Greek course on the island of Syros usually take the opportunity to taste the traditional sweets of the island: loukoumi and halvadopita.
In the capital of Syros island, Hermoupolis , you can see many shops selling these delicacies; so enjoy those little sweets along with your Greek coffee, or as a small treat with a glass of water.
Ordering Greek wine in Greece is easy, since there are 300 varieties of grape cultivated by more than 150,000 farmers in Greece. Greece produces some outstanding wines, thanks to its climate. Below a small introduction to Greek Wine Varieties, as well as some useful Greek vocabulary!Read more
A nice, hot soup is something we probably like in many countries, during wintertime. Greece might be not known for its soups, but the traditional avgolemono chicken soup, made by all mothers, grandmothers and since recent years also by fathers and grandfathers, makes in the wintertime a great dish, and at the same time the best medicine for colds, and not only…
Do you like Greek food? What about cooking a popular Greek dish yourself? Here the recipe for a tasty dish from Greece’s great culinary tradition?
Let’s learn how to cook Greek soutzoukakia
Do you also love cheese?
When you visit another country, it is always part of the fun to also explore the local cuisine, or…trying the locally produced cheese.
Often foreigners visiting Greece only have heard of or tasted the Greek “feta cheese”, but today Greece produces a wide variety of cheeses, all of excellent quality. Nearly every region or province in Greece produces its typical cheese.
Greece has a century-old cheese-making tradition, so it will be easy to discover that Greek cheese includes more than just Greek feta. Below we mention some delicious Greek cheeses you should try on your next trip to Greece. Read more
Greece is known for its delicious food, healthy dishes and lots of salads. One of the dishes you can usually find on the tavern menu, under “salads”, is the “dakos”. It is a traditional salad, from the island of Crete. But do not worry, you can now also find it all over Greece!