Greek taverns

In most countries, you go out for dinner at a restaurant, or an estiatorio in Greek. However, many Greeks don’t go to an estiotorio when eating out. Instead, the Greeks eat at taverns. But what are these? What is a tavern? Translating the Greek tavern, or taverna, gives a few results. One says that it is a small GreekContinue reading “Greek taverns”

Is it possible to stick to a vegan diet in Greece?

The Greek restaurants abroad are mostly famous for their moussaka and mixed grill. Gyros, souvlakia, and keftedes dominate the image of Greek cuisine. Meat. With some feta cheese and olive oil to complete the true Geek taste. But is it true that the Greeks eat just meat? And what about a holiday in Greece onContinue reading “Is it possible to stick to a vegan diet in Greece?”

Everything is better with some Feta

As a Dutch, I’m often teased about the strong relationship I am supposed to have with cheese. And although it is true that, as a kid, I ate at least one cheese sandwich each day. But are one or two slices a day really that much? Well, no. Not after I witnessed the use ofContinue reading “Everything is better with some Feta”

The 10 vegan dishes you can order in every Greek tavern

It is nearly impossible to have a bad meal in Greece. Feta, good olive oil, and fresh vegetables are able to turn any recipe into a delicious meal. Combine this with fresh fish or souvlaki and you have heaven on a plate. Finding Greek vegan dishes, however, can be nearly impossible. Especially in smaller townsContinue reading “The 10 vegan dishes you can order in every Greek tavern”