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Cuisine of Samos Island for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

just sky Greek cuisine won’t leave you indifferent. If you want to get to know national cooking traditions on Samos, choose a place far from touristic spots. Greeks love taverns, which are usually held by a family. People visit them, have a meal and spend evenings there. If you visit a place where are no tourists, be sure that you will taste traditional Greek dishes.
Samos offers tourists more than 150 hotels of different categories, there are also some upscale resorts. The most prestigious among is Pythagorian; the local Doryssa Seaside hotel is very … Open
If you don’t understand whether you are in a «tourist» or «local» tavern- take the menu. If there is a famous Greek salad, you are in a café for visitors. Greeks call it a horiatiki salad. It is usually made of olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers and onion. The salad is seasoned with olive oil, which is always on the table of a tavern. There is no particular recipe for this dish, you can order it in different places and compare.
Moussaka is a dish, every tourist should taste. It is a layered dish made with minced meat, egg-plants and potatoes with bechamel sauce. Pastitsio is baked pasta dish with ground meat and bechamel sauce. Don’t pass by paidakia. It is grilled lamb chops. The dish is very delicious and loved by natives. Local bifteki and grilled chicken- kotopula are famous for its rich taste. Suvlaki is a popular traditional dish in Greece. You can find this grilled meat in taverns or souvlatzidikos. It is usually made of fish, meat and even vegetables. There is also a fast food dish, called gyro. It is souvlaki with vegetables served in a pita. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
One of the most popular souvenirs from Greece is a bottle of olive oil. That’s not surprising, because it is a high-quality product. Olive oil can be used in every kitchen. You can buy … Open
Fish dishes can be found in psarotaverns. They serve different seafood such as fish, oyster, mussel, octopus and squid. Be careful when ordering a dish. The thing is that sometimes the menu shows the price per kilo and the portion can cost more or less. One more important thing is «k» or «kat» indications in front of the name of the dish. These indications show that the dish was made of frozen imported fish. Psarotaverns offer a wide choice of dishes. Fish is stewed, fried and boiled here, so choose what you like most. Make sure to taste tzatziki, a local salad with yoghurt, garlic and cucumbers.
Greek yoghurt is added to many dishes. Furthermore, it can be a delicious dessert with milk and nuts. As a whole, local desserts are more eastern than western. The most popular are baklava and lokma. Vasilopita is a pie you can taste in Greece on the threshold of New Year. Coffee and juice are common soft drinks on the island. But tea is used only as a remedy for a cold. You should definitely taste local retsina, ouzos and grape rakia. In case you feel bad after a long night, try patsas soup, it will restore your health.
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Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

From the series “Seven Wonders of the World”
Construction lasted less than 300 years. The temple was completely burned by Gyrostat, and then restored. A few years later it was sacked by the Goths. Finally, the temple has been destroyed in the 4th century, and a Christian church was built in its place. The ephesus temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis was one of the most majestic in ancient Greece. According to historical records, a large part of the funds for its construction were donated by Croesus, the king of Lydia. He personally wrote an inscription on several pillars of the temple that scientists discovered subsequently. … Read further
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The UK Encourages Travelers to Spend This Summer at Their Home Country

The ‘Escape The Everyday’ is not a new campaign. It was first launched in September 2020. The campaign mentions different destinations, highlights their major attractions, and focuses on experiences that travelers can enjoy in different parts of the UK. As restrictions are lifted, it is important to regain travelers’ confidence in domestic travel and motivate them to visit beautiful places in the UK. The pandemic has been a difficult period for global tourism, and the UK is no exception. Today, VisitEngland wants tourists to rediscover their home country and visit its vibrant cities, resorts, towns, and villages. Read this

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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Samos Island

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Samos Island (Greece) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Samos Island restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Samos Island, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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