Greece’s fresh, quality raw materials, and its geographical position raises greek cuisine as one of the richest, tastiest, and healthiest in the world. The extensive contact of Greeks with other cultures through the centuries, has given interesting influences to their cuisine. Mediterranean cooking today is under the spotlight all over the world, and is recognized for its health benefits, as well as for the importance it gives to quality raw materials and ingredients.
At www.greatfood.gr you will find traditional greek, and other mediterranean recipes, combines as creatively as possible. Only in some cases, we will try to adapt them to their healthier version.Try them!

Fourtalia (Traditional omelette from the Aegean island of Andros)

If you’ve ever been to the beautiful Aegean island of Andros for sure you’ve tried the traditional omelette, the fourtalia, which in a way resembles the Spanish tortilla. Locals are very proud of it, and as usual there is a lot of local competition between the villages about the best recipe. Although it is traditionally accompanied by the unique local pork sausages, and the potatoes are sautéed in pork fat, we are presenting here a lighter version, so that you can enjoy it more often.

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Rice and lentil salad

An easy, cool, healthy but mainly very nutritious salad for every occasion! It originates in the eastern Mediterranean countries and goes very well with a lot of Greek or other Mediterranean dishes. It can accompany grilled meats or roasts, fish or seafood, replacing potatoes or other starchy side dishes. You can even eat it as a main course if your follow a very strict nutrition regime, as it is full of wholesome nutrients and contains all nutrition groups. Best eaten cold, but you won’t be disappointed trying it warm as well. Great solution for the dinner party or buffet table, due to its many variations.

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