Aug 102011
Greek Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing

So, I know I’ve already done a post on a traditional Greek salad, but I thought I’d do another version of it. My original post consisted of the same recipe used when I visited the Greek Islands and Athens about 6 years ago. Recently though, I have encountered numerous restaurants that serve their Greek salads differently. Maybe it’s served this way in other parts of Greece, or maybe it’s just Greek “inspired” but either way, I have not been able to stop eating this salad! It started when I ate a version of it at a local pizza joint. The light, lemony dressing caught my attention, and when it was mixed in with the butter leaf lettuce, kalamata olives and tomato wedges, I really enjoyed the combination. Then, fast forward to a couple of weeks later at another local restaurant named Crepeville: I was there for lunch when my collegue ordered [Continue Reading…]

May 222011
Greek Salad

About 6 years ago, I was given a wonderful opportunity to travel. The land, people, and history were some of the most remarkable things that I have ever witnessed in my life but the exerpience that resonates most frequently in my head was the food I had the pleasure of eating. One of the places I got to visit was Greece. We traveled among the islands of Santorini, Mykonos, Samos, and also spent some time in Athens. In each of these places, Greek Salad and gyros were abundant, cheap, and delicious. I seriously can’t explain the joy of sitting outdoors on a patio, Greek salad in front of you, a breathtaking view of the ocean, and the most beautiful sunset I have ever set my eyes on. I felt entirely blessed to experience such a perfect moment and will remember it forever. And since I do not foresee myself traveling [Continue Reading…]

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