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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.

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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…

 

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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’

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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

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Now that the autumn season has started, temperatures go down and along with that, light summer dishes switch to warm winter recipes.
The Greek kitchen has amazing salads, fish, and seafood for hot days, but when it is getting colder, Greek people prefer oven dishes, warm soups, and meat.

In contradiction to what you might think, cooking a Greek dish does not always have to be complicated.

Today we will teach you a great example of a simple and tasty dish, which you can prepare on a colder day: “Giouvarlakia”…..or Greek Meatball Soup!
In other words, we will prepare meatballs with egg-lemon sauce. The ingredients are simple and it does not take much more than half an hour to prepare.

Although this Greek dish is not categorized as “a soup”, actually that’s what it is.

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Every summer since 2005, Omilo organizes Greek Language and Culture Courses on Syros, one of the Cyclades Islands. Located close to each other, their beautiful landscapes, bright Aegean sun, clean blue waters and cosmopolitan vibes make them an ideal summer destination. To top this off, the local cuisine of Cyclades is very versatile and delicious. Keen to find out more? Keep reading – and next time you visit Syros you’ll have more confidence ordering from the menu at the taverna!

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Whether you are living in Greece or just visiting, you will quickly notice that food has an important role in Greek society. Greeks consider a meal as quality time with friends and family. It is their way to socialize, to discuss various topics and concerns, to make fun and to offer hospitality. 
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