Greece Cooking Vacations and Culinary Tours
For true Mediterranean flavor, a Greek cooking vacation offers an intriguing blend of tastes, flavors and cultures that combine native dishes of Italy, ancient Greece, and the Balkans. Greek cooking relies heavily on its use of nuts, olive oil, succulent herbs, and fresh vegetables. A variety of cheeses and wines are also found in many Greek dishes, from Bougatsa, a regional Macedonian dish from Northern Greece to paximadi, a traditional hard bread combining rye, barley and corn. Greek culinary tours utilize a variety of influences and cooking techniques to prepare aromatic, rich and flavorful dishes from every corner of ancient and modern Greece that complete your tour of this perennially favorite vacation destination. From vegetarian dishes to Filo pastry wrapped chicken, to mouth-watering cheeses in meat pies, cooking in Greece utilizes a wide range of spices, wines and cheeses in recipes that provoke the senses.