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”.
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When we are on the island of Syros for the Greek summer courses, one of the things the Omilo team and students love, are the tavern meals. The taverns on Syros island offer lots of wonderful dishes worth discovering. Today we would like to share a recipe with you of a typical starter from Syros island.
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!Lire la suite
Do you also have a sweet tooth, and do you love Greek sweets and desserts? In Greece, you can find sweets in all sizes and pastry shops on every corner.
Sweets you can buy all over the year, but also very popular during the month of December to give as a gift, when visiting friends or family, are the so-called ‘SIROPIASTA’
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
Which is the most important meal of the day? Of course, it‘s the breakfast 😉
Although most Greeks do not really eat a big Greek breakfast or any breakfast at all, slowly slowly things are changing. More and more hotels in Greece now understand the value of breakfast and more and more Greeks also start discovering how many products they actually have to enjoy the most delicious breakfast.
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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. Lire la suite
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