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Cretan Dakos – A Lesson in Greek Food

Greek food is about freshness and simplicity.

This is the lesson I took from the food tour we did with Athens Walks on our first full day in Athens. These words would ring in my ears throughout my trip, putting a lens on the foods we chose. Cretan Dakos seem to exemplify this rule. A simple dish, to be certain, but perfect. My new favourite thing!

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Greek Fakkes (Lentil Soup)

Fakkes (Greek Lentil Soup)

Eating vegetarian can sometimes be tricky, because you have to really think about ways of getting the protein you need. On the other hand, I know so many meat eaters that don’t get enough of the nutrients you usually get from veggies! Hahaha. I guess we’re really all in the same boat here.

In the winter months, it’s easier to remember to eat legumes because they are perfect in hearty, warming dishes like Fakkes (Greek lentil soup).

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