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by Francesco, from Italy.

5 best Greek dishes

If you are in Greece or you will go there, you must taste the Greek cuisine ! Greek gastronomy is of very ancient tradition, mostly Mediterranean since they are used almost exclusively typical Mediterranean products such as olive oil, lamb meat, fish and excellent vegetables as: zucchini, cucumbers, onion, eggplants, pepperoni and of course tomatoes; all this accompanied by the typical Greek breads “pita” , who does not know it?

  Tzatziki 

Perhaps the most symbolic preparation of Greek cuisine, creamy cucumber salad, yogurt andgarlic can be eaten on its own as an appetizer or in combination with other courses sauce.

  Moussakà

Typical Greek mess (pasticcio) composed of layers of potatoes, eggplants, minced meat cooked inthe oven, garnished with a thick covering of white sauce au gratin.

   Pita Gyros 

Thin strips of pork or chicken (according to your taste) and you can add fries,lettuce, tomato and onion, all seasoned with the typical tzatziki sauce and put inside the pita, the typical Greek breads.

 Souvlaki

The most popular food in Greece. Skewers of meat (pork, lamb or chicken) let marinate in olive oil, lemon and spices and then cooked on the coals; alone or within the typical pita enriched by typical Greek sauces are consumed.

Greek salad

One of the salads most copied in the world. The Original version wants ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, kalamata olives, feta and oregano; all seasoned with plenty of oil. An explosion of freshness!

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