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Traditional Greek Ingredients: Greek Cooking Fundamentals List

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Dec 7, 2021 • 5 min read

With its Mediterranean climate, the Greek countryside is a fertile ground for a variety of fruits and vegetables, making its cuisine a colorful tapestry of flavors. Olive trees are abundant there, and olive oil is one of the oldest ingredients in Greek cooking. Greece has a long culinary history. Go to any taverna (Greek restaurant) and taste a traditional meal thousands of years in the making.