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COUNTRY FLAVOURS
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ICONIC DISHES
Spiceology

Scroll to choose your favourite version of this iconic dish

Scroll to choose your favourite version of this iconic dish

Do you smell this? It’s now time to set your kitchen and do the magic…

Do you smell this? It’s now time to set your kitchen and do the magic…

Do you smell this? It’s now time to set your kitchen and do the magic…

Country flavours

With a cuisine almost as old as time, Greek food is driven by four prominent ingredients – garlic, oregano, lemon, and olive oil, laying a classic flavour foundation for almost all Greek dishes, whether sizzling hot gyros or a crunchy Greek salad. When it comes to using Greek oregano, however, fresh leaves are rarely used. It’s all about the dried buds that are hung up in households across the nation to dry before use – this not only preserves it and makes it last much longer than the fresh counterpart but is the only way to get the authentic florally, earthy flavour and aroma of Greek oregano. […]

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History & influences

Much of Greece’s ancient cuisine was developed to provide sustenance for as little cost as possible. Rooted in the ‘Mediterranean triad’ diet of wheat, olive oil, wine, the Greeks became resourceful farmers and fishers and learned to build on these everyday staples with whatever produce was local and accessible to them. The first cookbook ever written in history was by the Ancient Greeks. Along with their own creations and food inventions, Greece has been influenced by other nations throughout history. […]

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Iconic dishes

Greek food is all about maximum flavour and maximum enjoyment. From spice, lamb rolled into gyros with piquant garlic sauce and salad, to the world-famous Moussaka made from lamb mince layered with eggplant and potato. Many food items are wrapped in filo pastry, either in bite-size triangles or in large sheets such as kotopita (chicken pie) or spanakotiropita (spinach and cheese).

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Spiceology

Greeks have been great herb growers and producers for centuries, dating back to Ancient Greece. Philosopher Theophrastus, a student of Aristotle has been dubbed the father of botany and wrote several works related to plants and herbs. Common herbs are grown and sold throughout include mint, oregano, basil, thyme, and rosemary – […]

Common herbs are grown and sold throughout include mint, oregano, basil, thyme, and rosemary  […]

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