Going in a restaurant in Greece to eat sometimes suprises me to see how many different salads exist that I have never tried. Surely most know the typical Greek salad or “country salad” as it is also said but there are so many more.
Especially during summer it is ideal to try as many as possible as they are fresh and so tasty to combine them with any food. On the other hand having a salad with beet roots wasn’t something
In the last few years the popularity of Greek yogurt has exploded in the world market – with sales rising over 2,000% percent in some places! But in fact this essential item is not new – it’s been an important part of Greek life and dishes for hundreds of years. The dish dates back as far as 6,000 years ago, and has been virtually indispensable throughout the Mediterranean.
The Mediterranean Diet is actually much more of a way of life than it is a diet, even though the name may suggest otherwise. The emphasis is not on weight loss, rather on keeping healthy.
Although it was originally inspired by eating patterns in the 1940s and 1950s in southern Europe, it only rose to prominence in the 1990s. Much more so than previously, the last few decades have seen an increased interest in dietary and lifestyle issues, mainly because obesity