The following sauce is again a classic one that you can find in the menu’s of almost all the Greek taverns in the capital and all of the islands. Taramasalad is ideal for a starter and ..basically as a quick meal for you.
Taramasalad comes from taramas (ταραμάς) which is basically fish roe.
Pie’s is not something that usually associate with the Greek cuisine but rather I would say with the English one. That is rather unfortunate as the Greeks have a lot of love for there traditional pies like the British. If you travel to Greece there is no way you can miss them and especially the traditional Spinach pie that is cooked everywhere in the country.
Last new years astve i decided to have a go at the main center of Athens in the morning in order to have a chance to get my last presents. Walking up and down in Athens i ended up walking inside the biggest food market in Athens. The Varvakios market.
Varvakeios Agora – the biggest market area in one locale in Greece – is one of the city’s landmarks and known all over as a ‘’must visit’’ for the best meats,
Last summer my manager decided to go for holidays in Greece. He did travel to some places but stayed longer at Paros where he surfed and did try a lot of the local dishes but also some more traditional ones. The funny thing was that when he came back he didn’t talked about the sun of Greece neither the sea, or culture etc etc. He talked about the moment he tried first one of the most traditional Greek dishes, the “Kleftiko”.
The following is a simple recipe but in the same time really delicious that you can have at anytime but especially during winter. Orzo is a traditional ingredient in Greece and you can have it with many variations but most famously know when used for making giouvetsi.