Tag Archives: vegetables

Garlic

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Keeps bad energy away! In Greece when we want to compliment somebody but without casting him or her with an evil eye we tend to say “Ftou Skorda” which is something like spiting and evoking garlic. You must thing we’re …

Pepper

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Add taste and color to your plate Peppers are a key ingredient to Greek cuisine since depending on the variety, they are consumed neatly as appetizers, they are powdered and used as a spice or they are used in cooking …

Tomato

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Curvy and juicy! Tomato is the basic vegetable ingredient for the Greek or “Horiatiki” Salad and many other signature Greek cuisine dishes everyone has to taste when visiting Greece, like “tomatokeftedes” (fried tomato burgers) or “gemista” (stuffed vegetables with rice …

Flame roasted peppers stuffed with feta by Gaea

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Gaea features a broad product line of Mediterranean – Greek cuisine appetizers or “meze” as we call them, as well as the right and of the highest quality ingredients to make them. Its flame roasted red peppers, are stuffed with …

Eggplant

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The purple beauty of the kitchen! Eggplants have been long prized for their deeply purple, glossy beauty as well as unique, bitter taste and spongy texture. Eggplants grow in a manner much like tomatoes, hanging from the vines of a …

Santorini Caper “Santo”

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Santorini caper (and caper leaves) comes from a bush that grows on the steep slopes of the Caldera, between the stone walls of vineyards, houses and paths all over the island. Santorini’s volcanic soil, makes local caper’s taste different and …

Potatoes

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Comforting & tasty Whether fried, roasted, boiled, baked or mashed, people consider potatoes as comfort food. It is an important food staple and the number one vegetable crop in the world. Quite a few Greek traditional dishes include potatoes in …

Asparagus

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Spearing good health with an excellent delicacy The fleshy green spears of asparagus are both succulent and tender and have been considered a delicacy since ancient times. This highly prized vegetable, which is often thought of as a luxury vegetable, …

Caper

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“Caper diem” and win in flavor Caper is a plant native of the Greek land and it grows mainly in rocky soils near the sea. Apart from being cultivated, it can also grow spontaneously in cracks and crevices of rocks …

Olives

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Nature’s precious gift One of the most significant Greek products, well known and appreciated all over the world. Technically classified as fruits of the Olea europea tree, an amazing tree that typically lives for hundreds of years,  we commonly think …