greek cuisine

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greek cuisine
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  1. 2 islands?
    • crete
    • cyprus
  2. romans influence?
    • eggplant
    • caviar
    • citrus
    • melon
    • cane sugar
  3. ottoman influence?
    • spinach
    • rise
    • yogurt
    • coffee
    • alcohol
    • phyllo dough
  4. culinary influence to the west?
    italy
  5. culinary influence to the east?
    middle east
  6. how many islands in greece?
    2000
  7. limited ____ can be grown due to the arid land and low water resources of fresh water
    produce
  8. climate?
    dry hot
  9. agriculture and terrain?
    • mountainous land
    • stony, dry soil
  10. what thrives in this climate?
    • olive trees
    • grape vines
  11. where are sheep raised?
    on the mountainous terrain and short grasses
  12. climate?
    • mild winters
    • warm, sunny summers
    • little rainfall
    • little or no frost
  13. what types of fruits can be grown?
    subtropical
  14. ancient greek traditions have blended those of ?
    • romans
    • italy
    • turkey
    • middle east
  15. new years day?`
    st. basil's day
  16. mayerista?
    internal organs of lamb cooked into a seasoned broth
  17. for st. basil's day, children receive?
    a st. basil's cake
  18. demeter?
    greek goddess of harvest and wine
  19. dionysus?
    greek god of grapes
  20. bacous?
    god of wine
  21. world famous sweetener in desserts?
    honey
  22. what is honey used to make?
    melamacarons
  23. key ingredient that is a meat?
    lamb
  24. how can lamb be used?
    • roast lamb
    • thread it on skewers
    • ground it
    • use milk to make feta cheese
  25. due to greece's location _____ is vital to the greek diet?
    seafood
  26. fresh seafood is usually ___ or ___
    baked or broiled
  27. what is seafood usually served with?
    baked vegetables
  28. 7 types of seafood?
    • red mullet
    • crawfish
    • cuttlefish
    • sea bass
    • red snapper
    • swordfish
    • shrimp
  29. brined and eaten?
    olives
  30. the main fat used in cooking
    olive oil
  31. type of olive?
    kalamata
  32. the primary ingredient in a number of freek dishes
    lemon juice
  33. breakfast?
    slice of bread with warm milk/cheese
  34. lunch?
    • at 12 noon
    • hot meal
  35. mezedhes?
    early evening
  36. dinner
    • late in evening
    • fresh vegetables, bread and fruit
  37. mezedhes
    appetizers
  38. example of appetizers?
    • olives
    • feta cheese
    • nuts
    • garlic sausage
    • shrimp
    • hard cooked eggs
  39. base for a soup?
    avgolemono
  40. what is in avgolemono?
    • egg yolks
    • lemon juice
  41. what is lamb added to?
    • casseroles
    • soups
    • stews
    • vegetables
  42. spices?
    • cinnamon
    • basil
    • dill
    • bay leaves
    • garlic
    • oregano
  43. moussaka?
    eggplant slices layered with a mixture of ground lamb, onions, garlic, tomato sauce and cinnamon baked in a custard or white sauce
  44. examples of italian influence?
    • moussaka
    • baklava
  45. popular turkish technique taught to greece
    stuffing vegetables
  46. lamb skewers?
    suovlaki
  47. spanakopita?
    wrapped in phyllo with spinach and feta cheese
  48. a feathery, pastry dough
    phyllo
  49. grape leaves that are folded and rolled with rice and ground meats
    dolmas
  50. pastry with alternating tiers of phyllo and nuts mixed with sugar and cinnamon and honey
    baklava
  51. kopenhai?
    nutcake made with phyllo
  52. what is served on st. basil's day
    kopenhai
  53. diples?
    • small, thin sheets of dough
    • rolled with forks
    • fried
    • topped with walnuts, syrup or honey

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