The Greek Breakfast to try The Greek Breakfast to try Greek breakfast ingredients are classified as follows: Bread, pastries, buns Cheese, yoghurt, traditional yoghurt, butter, sour milk, etc Cold cuts, meat Honey, sesame bar, tahini Local traditional marmalades Olive oil and olives Eggs (boiled, fried, omelets) Pies (cheese pies, green pies, etc) Local sweets Fresh fruit, juices, fruit salads, seasonal vegetables, local or biological Warm traditional soup (frumenty, pulses, etc) Cereals (wheat, frumenty, etc) Herbal drinks Greek coffee Depending on the region, its local raw materials, habits and climate, breakfast ingredients vary significantly 204222441 Greek breakfast from Thessaly Thessaly has a great range of products: milk, yoghurt, butter, various types of cheese, black kneaded bread, olive oil, fruit and vegetables from the lowlands, marmalade and pies from the highlands and hot frumenty served in cold winter nights. 204222445 Products served as breakfast in Thessaly: Olive bread Cheese from Elassona Kaseri cheese Galotyri Greek butter Grilled sausages of Trikala Thyme honey Local traditional marmalades, produced by women?s cooperatives without conservatives French toast Chicken pie Farsala halvas Milk pie Rice pudding Frumenty 204222442 Greek breakfast from the Cyclades The Cycladic islands? geomorphology ?along with the sea, the wind and the sun- determines the special features and the quality of the products that are produced on their land. Grapes, olives, pulses and vegetables that don?t need too much water, tomato varieties, wild greens, wild artichoke, wild asparagus, capers, kritamo etc are the islands? raw materials. Fisheries, of course, are part of the raw materials, while meat is scarcer and used mainly for celebrations. The Cycladic cheese is an amazing synthesis of flavors and aromas rarely found along Greece?s highlands. 204222443 Cycladic breakfast includes, among others: Traditional bread sticks Kopanisti from Mykonos: Soft, brine cheese, with an intense spicy flavor. A P.D.O. cheese. Aged Graviera from Naxos: Another P.D.O., hard cheese, with a full butter and milk proteins flavor. San Michalis from Syros: P.D.O., hard cheese, white-yellow, with a spicy, salty and buttery taste and delicate aromas. Manoura from Sifnos: Hard cheese, with a sub-yellow color, with a special wine-like flavor. Louza from Mykonos or Syros: made of pork meat that is salted and left to dry. Jambon from Naxos: salted pork. Froutalia from Andros: traditional omelet with potatoes and smoked aniseed sausages. Loukoumia Sesame bars Almond sweets Melitinia from Tinos ans Santorini: usually an Easter sweet, filled with cream cheese (myzithra) Split peas soup, etc Herbal teas 204222444 Greek breakfast from Crete The uniqueness of its products, their daily consumption and their high nutritional value, are the reasons why the Cretan diet is ideal ? not to say indispensable - for healthy living. Vast olive groves, vineyards, sweet smelling honey, wild weeds and herbs are the ingredients that guarantee a delicious breakfast: Rusks Moustokouloura Graviera with honey Xynomyzithra Sygklino (salted and smoked pork) Apaki (smoked pork) Sausages Fried eggs with staka (butter-cream) Cream cheese pies (myzithra) Fried green pie Xerotigana: fried thin plies of dough Lyhnarakia: filled with myzithra and cream cheese (anthotyro), etc Boureki from Chania Bougatsa (cream pie) Herbal teas 204222446