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Street vendors in Greece Posted by on Aug 31, 2020

Γεια σας! Do you like shopping? How often do you go to the stores when you are in Greece? Perhaps you have noticed that there are a lot of street vendors, especially in the big cities. This form of trade is not illegal, provided that the sellers possess the state documents which give them permission…

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Quiz on Greek food Posted by on Mar 30, 2020

Γεια σας! If you are overwhelmed by watching the news about the COVID, take a break and do the quiz about Greek food. #1. Santorini (Σαντορίνη) is famous for: a. Vinsanto (sweet wine) b. fava (φάβα) c. white eggplant (λευκή μελιτζανα) d. all of the above   #2. You can drink λικέρ κουμκουάτ (kumquat liqueur)…

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Souvlaki time: place your order! Posted by on May 31, 2017

Souvlaki (σουβλάκι) is a generic name for the most famous Greek street food. It could be pieces of pork or chicken cooked on sticks (καλαμάκι χοιρινό, καλαμάκι κοτόπουλο)  or on vertical spits (γύρος) and eaten with grilled bread or wrapped in a flat bread called pita (πίτα).   Traditionally, a pita can be filled with pork…

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Tzatziki recipe Posted by on Sep 4, 2014

Tzatziki (τζατζίκι)  is related to souvlaki, the most famous Greek fast food and Greeks have a love-hate relationship with it: we love it because it’s creamy, fresh and piquant and we hate it because the garlic smell can turn a romantic moment to a disaster. Some people claim that consuming cinnamon or mint after eating…

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