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34 Easy Greek Cuisine Recipes & Greek Dish

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Greek cuisine is in common with many other cuisines of the Mediterranean, it is founded on the triad of wheat, olive oil, and wine. The Greek Dishes use vegetables, olive oil, grains, fish, and meat, including pork, poultry, veal and beef, lamb, rabbit, and goat. āœ… GET THE COMPLETE EASY GREEK CUISINE RECIPES: https://ourbigescape.com/34-easy-greek-cuisine-recipes-greek-dishes/ šŸ”“ Subscribe to Our Big Escape Channel for more videos just like this: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCui8qQuvNXnj5ssL5Y9nDuA?sub_confirmation=1 GREEK YOGURT RECIPES Strained yogurt is used in Greek cuisine mostly as the base for tzatziki dip and as a dessert, with honey, sour cherry syrup, or spoon sweets often served on top. A few savory Greek dishes also use strained yogurt. In Greece, strained yogurt is traditionally made from sheep milk. GREEK DESSERTS 1. Melomakarona are considered a typical Greek dessert that is based on ingredients for which Greece is well-known ā€“ oil, honey, oranges and nuts. 2. Baklava is a layered pastry dessert made of filo pastry, filled with chopped nuts, and sweetened with syrup or honey. 3. Diples is a Greek dessert made of thin sheet-like dough. They are essentially the same as angel wings, except that they are dipped in syrup rather than served dry. 4. Bougatsa is a Greek breakfast pastry consisting of either semolina, custard, cheese, or minced meat filling between layers of phyllo. GREEK CHEESES As you know, Greece has a century-old cheese-making tradition. However, you might be surprised to discover that Greek cheese includes more than just feta. 1. Feta is used as a table cheese, in salads such as Greek salad, and in pastries, notably the phyllo-based Greek dishes spanakopita and tyropita. 2. Metsovone is a semi-hard smoked pasta filata cheese. It is an excellent table cheese but is also perfect for grilling. 3. Kasseri is a medium-hard or hard pale yellow cheese. It is a common table cheese used for sandwiches, saganaki or pastries. 4. Kefalotyri is a hard, salty white cheese made from sheep milk or goat's milk. It can be added to stews and sauces or on top of hot pasta. GREEK SIDE DISHES Many food items are wrapped in filo pastry, either in bite-size triangles or in large sheets: kotopita (chicken pie), spanakotyropita (spinach and cheese pie), hortopita (greens pie), kreatopita (meat pie, using minced meat), kolokythopita (zucchini pie) etc. In general, the Greeks do with filo what the Italians do with pizza; They have countless variations of pitas (savory pies). Greek cuisine uses seeds and nuts in everything from pastry to main dishes. TRADITIONAL GREEK SALADS Greek salads are generally made with pieces of tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, feta cheese on top. It also includes olives and dressed with salt, pepper, Greek oregano, and olive oil. Outside Greece, "Greek salad" may be a lettuce salad with Greek-inspired ingredients, even though the original dish is distinguished by the absence of lettuce. ~~~ Social Media ~~~ šŸ‘„ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/World-Recipes/ šŸ‘„ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/213884180293551 šŸ¦ Twitter: https://twitter.com/aroadtotravel P Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ourbigescape
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