Greek has some of the best foods globally and their culinary influence is not only felt in Europe but in other continents as well. Greek’s old age tradition when it comes to food is largely influenced by the eastern and the western cultures which further make their food exceptionally delicious. Most of the meals will contain more veggies, fish, and seafood as the country has a large coastline.
The type of food you’ll take every time you visit Greece may vary depending on the season or your destination. Here are some of the foods that are a must eat every time you visit Greece:
These are gluten-free almond cookies that would be great when enjoying your cup of coffee either alone or with your friends or family. Sharing these cookies is a clear indication of the bond that exists between you and the good times you are having in Greece. It is important to note that the making of Amygdalota may differ depending on the region you are visiting.
These are sweet pies that are made using phyllo pastry and semolina custards. Whether you choose to take it during the day or at nights, bougatsa will create some amazing memories long after your visit to this amazing country. You can choose to take this delicacy at roadside food courts where the cost is cheaper as you enjoy the beautiful landscape around Greece.
These are small dolmades made using stuffed grape leaves and minced lamb or beef. Some people will also stuff some rice in the dolmades to make it more satiating. Dolmadakia is usually served as an appetizer together with some lemon wedges as you wait for the main meal.
Baklava is a typical Greek food that contains nuts, butter, and sugar. The delicacy is baked and to give it that unique taste, some phyllo layers are poured on it. Baklava is mostly served as a dessert and will bring the much needed festive mood in every meal. You’ll love every bite of this amazing dessert food!
Tomatokeftedes, which is also known as tomato fritters is a traditional meze that will be a perfect fit if you are a vegetarian. To prepare this delicacy you’ll need some tomato drains, mint, and some onion chunks. You cannot miss this rough-edged delicacy every time you visit Greek!
Greek Fava Dip
Flava dip, which is a vegetable dish, is made using yellow split peas and you’ll mostly get it at Santorini Island. However, most hotels in Greece will serve it as an appetizer before the main meal is served. If you are visiting Greek during winter, this creamy meal will be a great way to boost your appetite before you have your main meal.
Feta Me Meli
Feta Me Meli is an amazing Greek food that you can use as a dessert or as an entrée. The delicacy is wrapped in a filo pastry and the oven baked. The chef will also sprinkle some honey over the delicacy before baking it which will give it that mesmerizing taste.