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Athens: Organic Food Tasting and Local Market Visit2 Reviews
For those who have limited time and want to taste some of the most beloved Greek snacks, this experience is the perfect option. Take part in a food tasting workshop and enjoy some traditional snacks and desserts in Athens' best eateries.
- Learn about the pillars of Greek cuisine
- Try some of the most well-known Greek culinary ingredients
- Eat traditional snacks and desserts
- Visit the Central Food Market and mingle with the locals
DescriptionYou will begin your gastronomical experience with a food tasting workshop during which you will try the basics of Greek cuisine: olive oil, Greek yogurt, and honey. All these ingredients played a significant role in the mythology and history of Greece, and have been used for thousands of years by the Greeks. You will learn about all the health benefits and nutritional information of olive oil, including facts such as methods of preservation. You will get to know what makes the Greek yogurt the most famous in the world while you mix it with nature's perfect gift, Greek honey. Following that you will try one of the most well-known snacks of Mediterranean cuisine, the famous Tyropita. This is a cheese pie which is considered to be the most beloved morning snack of all Greeks. You will then visit one of the most iconic eateries of Athens where you will feel like an Olympic champion as you try deep-fried dough balls covered in honey, also known as Greek loukoumades. They are considered the oldest recorded dessert and can be traced back to the first Olympic Games of 776 B.C., when they were served to the winners as “honey tokens'. The final stop of this walking food tour is Athens' food market, a place where locals and restaurant owners alike visit in order to buy food of the highest quality in the city.
IncludesOlive oil, yogurt, and honey tasting workshop Snacks, desserts
- Please advise in case of food allergies/restrictions Tips are not included in the cost of this tour