is one of the most ancient cuisines in the world.It has influenced
other cuisines and it has been influenced by others.
characteristic is oliveOil which plays a major role in cooking.
Olive oil has
been proven to be extremely nutritious and it is linked to a
reduction in the risk of coronary heart diseases.
Besides its cardioprotective benefits, olive oil preserves the arterial
elasticity, redusing the risk of strokes.
butter olive oil has close to 65% less saturated fat. Another
characteristic of the Greek cuisine is the wide use of vegetables
such as tomatoes, potatoes , eggplants, green peas, onion and
partly due to the relative warm weather that exists in the Greek
region throughout the year.
Since goats and sheep are widely bred in Greece,
they are very popular ingredients of recipes.
For a long
time, sea access has allowed fish to become a part of the Greek
cuisine and Greeks enjoy eating it grilled or fried accompanied
the long warm days of summer.
seasonal with simple flavors such as the following herbs and
spices: basil, thyme, bay leaves, mint, oregano, dill and garlic.
also a very common spice in Greek cuisine and it is found in many
cheese is beloved by Greeks and it is served in every Greek home.
The most popular cheeses are feta cheese, kasseri, kefalotyri and