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Greek cuisine is very diverse and although there are many common characteristics among the culinary traditions of different regions within the country, there are also many differences. Greece has an ancient culinary tradition dating back several millennia, and over the centuries Greek cuisine has evolved and absorbed numerous influences and influenced many cuisines itself. Some dishes can be traced back to ancient Greece, some to the Hellenistic and Roman periods, and Byzantium. Many dishes are part of the larger tradition of Ottoman cuisine and their names reveal Arabic, Persian or Turkish roots.

The most characteristic and ancient element of Greek cuisine is olive oil, which is used in most dishes. Greek cuisine uses some flavorings more often than other Mediterranean cuisines do, namely: oregano, mint, garlic, onion, dill and bay laurel leaves. Other common herbs and spices include basil, thyme and fennel seed. Parsley is also used as a garnish on some dishes.


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(1 ) Dolmathakia, Dolm... (Greek)

Brined grape leaves stuffed with rice, fresh herbs, and sometimes meat. They can be served cold or at room temperature ...


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Giouvetsi is a baked Greek dish made with chicken, lamb or beef and pasta, and tomato sauce (usually spiced with ...


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This egg-lemon sauce, is a family of Mediterranean sauces and soups made with egg yolk and lemon juice mixed with ...


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Golden melt-in-your mouth fried cheese balls. This is made with local cheese, and usually has mixed cheese.


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Triangle pastries made up of filo pasty and filled with a delicious mixture of Greek cheese. So simple, yet so ...

Lentil Soup

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This refers to a variety of vegetarian and meat soups made with lentils. The soup may consist of green, brown, ...


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This is creamy blend of pink or white fish roe with either a potato or bread base is best with ...

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