Contemporary Greek cuisine makes use mostly of vegetables, olive oil, fish, grains, and some meat. Rabbit and beef are popular occurrences, while pork is not used as much. The local cheeses and olives also make up a big part of the diet, as well as yogurt, greens (horta), and herbs (oregano, rosemary).
The cuisine in Greece varies from region to region, and island to island. The country’s capital, Athens, is a vibrant city and this is certainly reflected in its definitely own unique cuisine. Here, locals usually skip breakfast – my ‘food guide’ in the city recently told me that the “standard” breakfast is usually coffee and a cigarette. Though lunch is also not treated as a big deal, dinners are regarded as the day’s main meal and are often enjoyed with family and friends. Continue reading “Hungry in Athens? 10 Delicious Foods to Try When You Visit Greece”