Traditionally in the villages of Greece in the morning used a large number of animal fats to withstand the load at work in the day, so what is now called the most important food intake during the day, was in the rural residents and the most hearty. In Chania for traditional breakfast ate eggs with a pack to endure all day at work, and in Epirus and in Macedonia breakfast with cheese and butter.
A large piece of bread with olives, wrapped in a clean handkerchief, took with you to work on the fields or to the city work to snack this day.
Modern Greek breakfast options
Today, when we discovered the richness of the Greek diet and the precious of something freshly baked, homemade, truly delicious, breakfast became different for the Greeks. In the hotels of the country, which are constantly developing and updating, you can have breakfast differently than usual: you can enjoy the traditional Greek breakfast.
Homemade pies with the filling of seasonal local products, milk pie and spinach pie and cheese, a piece of cheese of the island production or from some mountain area, which smells like real milk, Antotiro, cashier or gruyère, giving you the energy of tajin and good honey, selected Homemade smoked sausage with peloponnese or from Macedonia, cayenne with fresh tomato – a holiday of colors of red and pink tomato and fresh eggs, or fruit from the androsa, airy, with sausages or without, fresh juice from the famous lakonijskih oranges, tea from the herbs of taygeta or of Fespratii, marmalade of juicy garden fruits. An Unforgettable Greek breakfast is perfect for the beginning of a new day, so that with the new forces you go to explore the beaches and forests, and will saturate you before the lunch with his first century ouzo.
Translation: Katerina Gavra