Visitors to Greece often return claiming to have found
their own little piece of paradise . . . endless blue skies,
wonderfully warm Mediterranean days and landscapes that
you can only dream of, until you visit the country. The
stuff of dreams! A mountainous country with a stunning coastline
and many beautiful islands. Wherever you go in Greece you
will enjoy the famous Greek hospitality as well as the fascinating
Greek food is a blend of tradition and foreign influence.
Geographically close to Italy and Turkey the cooking of
these two countries has influenced Greek cuisine. The Greek
diet is very much a Mediterranean one with a plentiful use
of vegetables. The true cooking of Greece has to be experienced
to be understood as it only bears a passing resemblance
to many of the dishes served in Greek restaurants outside
Whilst the Greek diet is not a vegetarian one the Greeks
eat far less meat than northern Europeans and North Americans.
There are many vegetarian dishes in Greek cuisine consisting
of pulses, vegetables, greens and fruits ensuring there
is something for all tastes.