Overview cuisine The most characteristic and ancient element of Greek food is olive oil, which is present in almost all dishes. It is made from the fruit of the olive tree. In Greek cuisine herbs and spices are used much more frequently than in other Mediterranean cuisines. Most often it is oregano, mint, garlic, onion, dill, salt and bay leaves. Greek dishes are characterized by the frequent use of mint and nutmeg. Dessert dominated honey and nuts. Typical Greek food is simple, colorful and fragrant. Many dishes influence of Greek history.
Desserts Delight - sweetness of sugar or flour, with the addition of starch and nuts
Baklava - a popular confection of puff pastry with nuts in syrup.
Melomakarona - Greek cuisine, the kind of sweet pastry with honey.