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  FOCUS on GREECE - Cuisine
reek cuisine has a great variety of dishes and can be an extremely satisfying culinary adventure for both meat-eaters and vegetarians.
It could not be otherwise in the country that gave birth to the symposiums and the Epicurean philosophers.
s lambs and goats in Greece are free-grazing and the pastures are very rich in herbs, the meats have a unique taste not to be found anywhere else in the world.
www.focusmm.com /greece/gr_coumn.htm   (942 words)

  
 Greek cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greek cuisine is the cuisine of Greece and of the Greeks.
Contemporary Greek cookery is typical of Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by oriental elements.
Honey in Greece is mainly flower-honey from the nectar of fruit and citrus trees (lemon, orange, bigarade trees), thyme honey, and pine honey from conifer trees.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Greek_cuisine   (1124 words)

  
 Greece: Background & History
Greece is a meeting place between East and West, its cuisine mixing classical Mediterranean cooking with "oriental" influences from the Middle East.
Greece is a country approximately the same size as the state of New York.
From the 16th century to WW1, Greece was occupied by the Ottoman Empire, a state that later became the Republic of Turkey.
www.globalgourmet.com /destinations/greece/grceback.html   (447 words)

  
 Athens and Greece hotels - Greek Cuisine
Greek cuisine has a great variety of dishes and can be an extremely satisfying culinary adventure for both meat-eaters and vegetarians.
As lambs and goats in Greece are free grazing and the pastures are very rich in herbs, the meats have a unique taste not to be found anywhere else in the world.
Greece, apart from giving birth to Dionysos, patron god of wine, is the birth land of the first VQPRD wines in history.
www.greecebyclick.com /travel/cuisine.cfm   (607 words)

  
 Greek Cuisine -- Greek Cooking
Middle Eastern cuisine, with strong influences from Italy and, to a lesser extent, from the Balkans.
The basic grain in Greece is wheat, though barley is also grown.
Until the 1980's, most wine in Greece was mediocre in quality at best, but more recently it has come up to international standards.
www.cookingwithcolor.com /food_encyclopedia/greek_cuisine.htm   (430 words)

  
 Greece travel guide - Wikitravel
Greece (Ελλάς, Hellas) [1] is a country in eastern Southern Europe on the Balkan peninsula, with extensive coastlines and islands in the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas.
Greece is both a member of the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).
Greece is a signatory of the Schengen agreement along with Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Iceland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.
wikitravel.org /en/Greece   (6552 words)

  
 Ethnic Cuisine: Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Greece, a republic 50,962 square miles in area, is located in the southern Balkan Peninsula of southeastern Europe.
Greece and its sun-kissed isles offer a tantalizing cuisine that is fresh and fragrant, served with warmth and vitality.
It is a cuisine entrenched in history and punctuated by the cultures of its neighbors for centuries: Turkey, the Middle East, and the Balkans.
www.sallys-place.com /food/ethnic_cusine/greece.htm   (2108 words)

  
 Community Services Education, Glendale Community College, Glendale, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Greece is a beautiful country, full of colorful fishing ports, picturesque beaches, mountains, and of course, the magnificent Greek ruins.
The cuisine of Greece is as varied as its scenery, rich in flavors, colors and diversity.
Thai cuisine is pungent and spicy, seasoned with heaps of garlic and chilies and a characteristic mix of lime juice, lemongrass and fresh coriander, Galanga root, Basil, ground peanuts, tamarind juice, ginger and coconut milk.
www.glendale.edu /cse/cooking.html   (515 words)

  
 The Olive Tree :: About Greek Cuisine
Unfortunately, Greek cuisine in antiquity was not as exciting as it is today; consisting primarily of gruel, legumes, fresh and salted fish, olive oil, vegetables and very little meat.
In the small areas of Greece that were under Venetian (not Ottoman) dominion such as the Ionian Islands and the Cyclades there is a strong Italian influence.
Following the tradition of the cuisine that is its inspiration, this approach highlights the freshness of the main ingredients without drowning them in a heavy sauce or oil.
www.olivetreerestaurant.com /about_greek_cuisine.html   (1316 words)

  
 International E-Corner: Greece Cuisine Page
Ladotiri is an oil-cured cheese from the island of Crete, made from a blend of sheep and goat's milk.
Although Georgia was born in Greece, she is equally as enthusiastic about her adopted country, America.
After a stopover in the restaurants of Athens, it moves on to the wine growing region of Attica to see how Metaxa brandy and retsina wine are produced, and where salt was discovered to be a culinary treasure....
www.intlecorner.com /greece/grefood.php3   (754 words)

  
 Bulgarian Cuisine - CookbookWiki
The Bulgarian cuisine has been influenced for a long period of time by the Turkish cuisine, as well as by the cuisine of Greece and of former Yugoslavia.
The condiments used in the Bulgarian cuisine vary from paprika and parsley to mint and savory.
The main dissimilarities are between the cuisine of the Northern half of the country and the cooking style that characterizes the Southern regions.
www.cookbookwiki.com /Bulgarian_Cuisine   (822 words)

  
 Ethnic Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
African American cuisine predominant in the southern United States is influenced by African styles of preparation and cooking.
As the world's fifth largest country, Brazil is famous for its eclectic cuisine influenced and nurtured by its many regional ethnic backgrounds.
Elaine Sosa slices and dices her way through this ancient civilization to find this country's cuisine is full of sugar and spice (and everything nice).
www.sallys-place.com /food/ethnic_cusine/ethnic_cusine.htm   (839 words)

  
 Vlach cuisine: cheesemongers, fondues and "pita dulce"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
To return to the opening sentence, the answer cannot but be subscribed to the answer to a more complex dilemma: that of the survival of the regional ethnic cuisines, those of them which have not fatally melted into the "national" cuisine of the host country.
Overviewng the Vlach "cuisine" one should not ignore the simultaneous (and complementary) settled and roving natures of the Vlachs.
"Most visitors to Greece are struck by dominance in the meat dishes of the cuisine, which as a whole was largely taken over either from the Turks or the Vlahs, of mutton, the ubiquitous arnaki, and kebabs.
www.vlachophiles.net /cuisine.htm   (1543 words)

  
 Know More About Greece!!!!
The trip to Greece, land of Homer, the gods, democracy, modern thought, and a cast of characters too numerous to list and many with names too difficult to pronounce.
Greece is a country where shoppers may have a wonderful time.
Greek cuisine is a secret daughter of the mighty Othoman Empire, with hints of Venetian and a lot of great originality...
www.compacttravels.com /Outside-India/Greece/greecemain.asp   (782 words)

  
 Cuisine - Greece - Best of the Med - Travel - Virgin.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Greek cuisine is more complex than many people imagine: if you look beyond the stereotypical tourist menus offering the staples of moussaka, fried eggs and chips, you'll find regional dishes of fish, vegetables, cheeses and meats that are bursting with freshness and flavour - with each island boasting its own regional specialities.
The coastal and island regions of Greece have a lighter style of cooking, which is mainly fish and vegetable-based.
Meat has a rich, fragrant flavour Greece, since the lambs and goats in are free grazing, and feed upon a pasture rich in wild herbs.
www.virgin.net /travel/bestofthemed/greece/cuisine.html   (633 words)

  
 A Big Slice : Greece Recipes, Greek Cuisine
The dishes of Greece reflect their hearty spirit and love of life.
All Mediterranean cuisine is often lumped into one group because of the close communication and cross pollenation between the cultures.
Tzatziki is a yoghurt and cucumber based purée and moussaka is a casserole that is as varied as the beautiful Greek countryside.
www.abigslice.com /greecemain.html   (165 words)

  
 Hunter and gatherer | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Hoffman, who was in Greece for a conference at the time, lost every page and every recipe of her unfinished book.
Hoffman explained that the name of the book celebrates two beloved ingredients but also suggests something about the character of Greek cuisine – the contrast of olives, domesticated for 6,000 years, and capers, which are still picked wild in some areas.
Greece, she noted, is the cradle of Mediterranean cuisine, yet it relies on ingredients gathered fresh each day.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20040825/news_lz1f25greek.html   (1183 words)

  
 Living in Greece: Education in Greece
Sending your children to the local school in Greece is a good idea, especially if your children are fairly young because young children pick up languages very easily an extra advantage being that they can help you with your struggle to learn the language!
Education in Greece is compulsory for all children 6-15 years old.
Formal education is characterized by the fixed length of study, the possibility of repetition, and the award of a formal school-leaving certificate, which is the official recognition.
www.in2greece.com /blog/2006/12/education-in-greece.html   (636 words)

  
 Greek cuisine :: Any Travels
Given the geography and history of Greece, this style of cookery is typical of Mediterranean cuisine, with strong influences from Italy, Middle East and, to a lesser extent, from the Balkans.
Too much refinement is generally considered to be against the hearty spirit of the Greek cuisine.
In Greece, it consists of tomato, cucumber, onion, and sometimes green peppers garnished with olives and feta cheese, and dressed with olive oil and oregano.
www.anytravels.com /europe/greece/cuisine.html   (660 words)

  
 Greek Cuisine 1 .:: TTG ::.
In Athens, as well as throughout Greece, eating out is a way of life.
Restaurants are more than places to have a bite before the evening entertainment; very often they are the entertainment.
There is a variety of restaurants to suit all tastes and pockets, from deluxe restaurants with international cuisine to small coffee shops serving light snacks.
www.tourtripgreece.gr /view_of_greece/cuisine.php   (292 words)

  
 cuisine.co.nz - home
It’s packed with delicious recipes for great holiday eating, at home or at the bach, and, in true Kiwi spirit, the accent is on barbecue.
We are excited to announce the launch of the Cuisine Shop — giving you the opportunity to purchase high-quality kitchen and homeware items at very special prices.
Cuisine magazine was judged best food magazine in the world when it won gold at the Gourmet Media World Festival held in Cannes, France.
www.cuisine.co.nz   (662 words)

  
 Greek Food & Cooking, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Resource Guide
This very hefty book by a chef and anthropologist is a joy to peruse: when you get tired of reading recipes, you can switch to the side columns on the food and the country.
Greece is a vegetarian's delight, with many recipes using grains, greens, beans, eggplant and tomatoes.
Aglaia Kremezi, who won a Julia Child award for her Foods of Greece, concentrates this time on the uncomplicated food of the islands, with chapters on meze, savory pitas and pies, and seasonal salads as well as meats, seafoods, and bread.
www.clpgh.org /subject/food/greek.html   (532 words)

  
 Greek cuisine 2 .:: TTG ::.
View of Greece » Greek Cuisine II Greek food is a wonderful mix of oriental and European dishes, cooked using different methods, from frying to broiling to boiling.
Perhaps this is the reason why Greece as a country has low cancer rates.
However, this may not be possible, and no matter what a Greek restaurant in your area says, Greek food is only Greek food when prepared in Greece.
www.tourtripgreece.gr /view_of_greece/cuisine2.php   (2545 words)

  
 NPR : Recipes for 'Glorious Foods of Greece'
The Tavis Smiley Show, November 15, 2002 · Diane Kochilas is an American who chose to experience Greece's culinary delights first hand.
A native New Yorker, Kochilas moved to Greece in the early 1990s.
Kochilas says roasted eggplant spreads and salads come in many variations throughout Greece and usually are embellished with local flavor.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=843219   (684 words)

  
 GreekCuisine Cooking - Marketplace
Included in The Greek Vegetarian are recipes for cold and warm mezes, salads both raw and cooked, pastas and grains, stews and one pot dishes, baked vegetable and bean specialties, stuffed vegetables, soups, savory pies and basic breads, and dishes that feature eggs.
The recipes for the Cookbook of the Jews of Greece were painstakingly gathered from these survivors in retirement homes and family homes throughout Greece by the director of the Jewish Museum of Greece, Nicholas Stavroulakis.
In this, her third cookbook to be published in English, Vefa Alexiadou once again demonstrates with world-class style that gracious dining and entertaining are far from being a thing of the past.
www.greekcuisine.com /Marketplace/index.htm   (1699 words)

  
 Pelion Greece Pilio Greek Cuisine Pelion holidays Travel Tavernas Bars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Pelion, the land of the Centaurs and Playground of the Gods, is one of the most unique and beautiful regions for your holidays and travel to Greece.
Set in the heart of mainland Greece, the Pelion Peninsula is a magical region, filled with immense natural beauty, and the perfect combination of sea and mountain.
We are delighted to welcome you to Pelion, and to offer you a fine selection of home made cooking and dishes, including a variety of local traditional cuisine.
www.oinosifilos.com   (370 words)

  
 Greek Cuisine Dining in Greece Greek Food ­ PubClub.com!
t's not as quite as cheap as it used to be, and millenniums of overfishing have decimated the seafood population, but it's still possible to eat like a king in Greece on the budget of a peasant.
One of the great thrills about eating in Greece is being able to walk right into the kitchen to see what's cooking.
Ironically, the freshest Greek salad in all of Greece is the cafeteria on
www.pubclub.com /greece/pubgrub.htm   (541 words)

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