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Traditional Foods & Drinks

arzulitaarzulita Posts: 144 ✭✭✭
edited July 2017 in Food and Drink
Some traditional foods and drinks from Greece which are my favorite ones:

Pastitsio: is a baked pasta dish including ground beef and bechamel sauce.
Saganaki: is fried cheese.
Tzatziki: is one of the classic Greek sauces or appetizers, food items are thick strained yogurt, cucumber, garlic, olive oil and fresh dill.
Gyros: the meat is roasted vertically and turning on the spit it is known as gyro. Slices of gyro places in pita with various taste enhancer including sauce, onions, lettuce, tomatoes and potato chips.
Retsina : is an age old wine bearing all rituals and cultures of ancient Greece for more than 2000 years, it's awesome!
Frappe: is an iced coffee. Greeks enjoy frappe every seasson of the year but especialy in summer days it is indispensable and also it is easy to do.

What about your countrys traditional foods and drinks? Which are your favorites?


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