Exploring Cuisine during Sailing Holidays in Greece
Greece is the best ambassador and representative of the Mediterranean cuisine. Every place in Greece has its own â€œgastronomic historyâ€, which is based on traditional recipes, spanned for millennia, able to delight even the most demanding. Olive oil, fruits, cheece, honey, vegetables and herbs are the basic ingredients of traditional recipes. Meat and cheese pies in Crete, â€œmelopitaâ€ (honey pies) in Sifnos, â€œpastitsadaâ€ in Kefalonia, traditional pancakes in Serifos, and many other traditional dishes, ready to reveal gastronomic surprises!
Taverna Thomas offers many traditional dishes including the famous Pastitsada a Greek dish associated with the island of Corfu. One traditional pastitsada recipe features lean leg or shoulder of veal and macaroni, as well olive oil, minced onions, sliced garlic cloves, salt and ground black pepper, white wine, vinegar, cloves, bay leaf, cinnamon, fresh or canned tomatoes, butter, and grated kefalotyri or Parmesan cheese.
Lagoudera, the previous name of Omilos bar-restaurant, was one of the most famous restaurants in Greece, visited by many international celebrities, such as, The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Jackie Kennedy, Maria Callas and Aristotelis Onassis. It is situated in an excellent location, with amazing sea views and atmosphere.
'Elias' is the name of a small waterside taverna in Cape Sounio lying on the edge of the bay with a breathtaking view on the Temple of Posiedon atop the cliffs.
Chill over a delicious seafood feast washed down with a good local wine or ouzo and watch the sunset from the picturesque bay.