Food & Drink
When you do make it to Athens, and should you be interested in Greek Cuisine and the Mediterranean Diet, check out The Greek Kitchen, Athens, a small cooking school and foodie tour company in the heart of Athens! Learn the secrets that make Greek home cooking one of the best in the world as they share their stories with you about the products from the city that we love! They offer sessions such as the 4-hour Greek Family-Style Sunday Afternoon Cooking Class, the Greek Sunday Morning Baking Class or the Athens Market District Food Tour. For more and to book your participation, click here for cookly, which brings people together through food and culture, while preserving and sharing our food traditions around the world, with a community of more than 1,000 passionate cooks across 50 countries, who share their local food heritage through authentic cooking classes.
The Food of Greece by Vilma Liacouras Chantiles
In an enchanting blend of cultural history and delectable recipes, the author offers cooks the pleasures of the Greek culinary tradition. Enjoy specialties ancient and modern, urban and regional, from appetizers to desserts of every variety. Begin your feasting with Whipped Caviar Salad or Lentil Soup; proceed to Cretan-style Roast Lamb with Spicy Yogurt Sauce, complemented by Spinach with Lemon Oil Dressing and Cyprus-style Olive Bread with Onions and Mint. Finish with heavenly Brandied Almond-Honey Cake and a strong cup of Greek Coffee.