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Greece: Recipes and Cuisine

Village of Oia in Santorini, Greece

Image Creative Commons by Kevin Poh

The roots of Greek cuisine reach back to Classic times and beyond. Iconically Mediterranean, the cooking of Greece is centered around heartybreads and whole grains, green vegetables, fresh fruits, olive oil, wine and fresh fish and seafood. Herbs collected from the wild flavor dishes and excellent local honey sweetens desserts.

Recipes

Greek Recipes

Try these recipes from Greece.

Tzatziki

Tzatziki Greek cucumber and yogurt sauce

(Greek cucumber-yogurt sauce)

Pita

Pita (Mediterranean pocket bread)

(Mediterranean pocket bread)

Baklava

Baklava (Greek, Turkish nut and phyllo sweet pastry)

(Greek, Turkish nut and phyllo sweet pastry)

Dolmathes

Dolmathes (Greek grape leaves stuffed with rice and meat)

(Greek grape leaves stuffed with rice and meat)

Htipiti

Htipiti (Greek feta and roasted red pepper dip)

(Greek feta and roasted red pepper spread)