Authentic Greek Food Recipes
Greek food, relies heavily on olive oil, wine, fish, and lamb. Because of the terrain goats and sheep are more commonly raised, so beef dishes are rare. Olives, cheeses (especially feta!), and yogurt are also popular ingredients in many dishes. Greek cuisine often incorporates many herbs and spices in each dish including oregano, mint, garlic, onion, dill and bay laurel leaves. Some beloved Greek dishes, such as lentil soup, can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece, some dishes come from the Hellenistic and Roman periods, while others, including feta, are Byzantium. Many Greek dishes are also part of the larger tradition of Ottoman cuisine and their names, such as moussaka, tzatziki, and so much more. The food and cuisine of Greece tells the history of the country throughout the millennia as different cultures came and went.
Below you will find some popular Greek recipes that grace millions of Greek tables every year. We hope you enjoy the flavors of Greece as much as we do!
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