Finding a restaurant with vegetarian or vegan options in Greece is easy. Traditional Greek diet consists mainly of dishes prepared with fresh vegetables, dried legumes, wild greens or grains such as barley. In many cases you will find imaginative combinations of the above, varying from one area of Greece to the other. There is a strong locality in Greek vegetarian cuisine: in Epirus you will taste delicious savory pies made by wild greens, in Santorini “fava” (puree made from split peas), in Thessaly “kapakoto” (eggplant baked in a spicy tomato sauce), in Crete “sympetherió” (legume and wheat-berry stew), and so on.
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4 a.m. Charlize Theron
The alarm clock goes off the exact moment Charlize Theron comes out of the pool and reaches for her towel. “We are going to Greece, mpampà! Wake Up!”, I hear my daughter shouting into my ear. “My apologies Charlize. I am taking the family to Greece today”, I murmured half-asleep. “Who is Charlize?” asks my wife. “Charlize? What Charlize?” I answer and rush into the only room of the house, where a man feels secure and in peace: the bathroom.