Greek Cusine



Greece has an ancient culinary tradition dating back several millennia, and over the centuries Greek cuisine has evolved and absorbed numerous influences and influenced many cuisines itself.

Greek Food

Greek food is a blend of medetiranian,middle eastern and European foods. The Greeks use a wide variety of olive oil, vegetables and herbs, grains and bread, wine, fish, and various meats, including lamb, poultry, rabbit and pork. Also important are olives, cheese, eggplant, zucchini , and yogurt.

Famous Dishes

  • Swordfish
  • Spetsofai
  • Pita
  • Gyros
  • Sun dried octopus
  • Apaki
  • Moussaka
  • Diples
  • Halva
  • Milopita
  • Etc...


Greek cuisine is very diverse and although there are many common characteristics,the food varies from region to region.There are different ingredients in different parts of Greece.The ingredients are fresh mostly 10 out of the 12 months of the year.

Meal Etiqute.

  • Everything is shared
  • Eating with hands is common in less-expensive restaurants (not using the hands may be considered strange)
  • Salads are an accompaniment in Greece, they are never eaten as a main course
  • It is not considered impolite to put food onto other people's plates without them asking, nor to refill their wine glass
  • A diner will be expected to make conversation and be social, this is part of the meal
  • Plates are not smashed
  • Bread is always broken and shared at Greek meals
  • In homes there will also often be a block of feta cheese on the table