This is a unique tour in Exarcheia district, outside the crowded touristic areas of Athens but at the heart of it’s modern history! Walk in Exarcheia and the area around like a local and witness the Athenian way of life, discuss the historical events that […]
Month: January 2017
Eat your way around Athens with a local foodie who will show you the local hot spots. Discover the authentic Greek cuisine, sample traditional Greek foods like olives and olive oil, honey, cheese, meats, Greek coffee, sesame bread, famous street foods and more in legendary […]
1.Greek Yogurt with Honey
Greek Yogurt is widely known for its creamy texture and its reach taste . It is widely consumed by the Greek as breakfast, light dinner or as desert. It is served as a desert in many traditional restaurants around Greece.
2. Galaktoboureko (Milk pie)
One of the most delicious and famous deserts. Made with layers of golden crispy phyllo, sprinkled with melted butter, filled with milky cream and bathed in syrup.
Time classic Greek Desert, simple and quick to make. They are the like fried donuts, served warm, with honey syrup and cinnamon, and sometimes sprinkled with walnuts. Their history can be traced back to the first Olympic Games in 776 BC. In the original Olympic Games the Greeks honored the winners with these golden fried balls of dough, covered in honey.
Traditional greek pasteli is made with sesami or almonds with true honey. Their existance go back to antiquity, the ancient Greeks had a similar recipethat included nuts and honey. Nowdays, Greeks consume pasteli as a quick snack which you can find anywhere in Greece. There are also other types of pasteli that include other nuts such as pistachios.
Kokakia made by filling two small cake-type cookies with a delicious pastry cream, dipping in a light syrup and topping it with a chocolate glaze. It can be purchased in any pastry shop in Greece and it is a dessert that everyone loves.
The eurekAthens team!