Saturday, May 21, 2011

Greek Lunch with my Father and my Dimi

Greek cuisine (GreekΕλληνική Κουζίνα) is a Mediterranean cuisine,sharing characteristics with the cuisines of Italy, the BalkansTurkey, and the Levant. Contemporary Greek cookery makes wide use of olive oil, vegetables and herbs, grains and bread, winefish, and various meats, including poultryrabbit and pork. Also important are olivescheeseauberginecourgette, and yoghurt. Greek desserts are characterized by the dominant use of nuts and honey. Some dishes use filo pastry.
Mezés (μεζές) is a collective name for a variety of small dishes, typically served with wines or anise-flavored liqueurs as ouzo or homemade tsipouro. Orektika is the formal name for appetizers and is often used as a reference to eating a first course of a cuisine other than Greek cuisine.Dips are served with bread loaf or pita bread. In some regions, dried bread (paximadhi) is softened in water.

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