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The Greeks and the olive oil

Did you know that each Greek consumes about 18kg of olive oil per year? Greece is on the top of the world list in per capita consumption and has been there forever.

A story of true love

According to most Greeks, there simply cannot be a meal that does not include olive oil. From breakfast to brunch, lunch or dinner, they all contain their fair amount of this shiny golden product that has formed the Mediterranean cuisine ever since antiquity. Continue reading The Greeks and the olive oil

Yummy Greek summer food

Nothing describes Greek summer better than the smell and taste of the deep fried calamari. Chewy with a crispy crust that delivers within seconds the taste of the sea to all your senses. The ultimate meze!

What’s missing is the drink. Here is where many opinions come up. Although beer refreshes you like no other drink (even if it is only for a short while), it is ouzo that gathers most votes as the best companion for the fried calamari. Continue reading Yummy Greek summer food