Enjoy your fresh seafood dinner with salad and fish on the grill, at gulet's barbecue.
Meals on board are especially good and freshly prepared, including a variety of fresh salads, fruits, grilled meats, seafood, local fish and specialties and are of a high standard.
We serve a traditional breakfast which consists of jams, honey, butter and fresh bread, a selection of cheeses, green olives, black olives, eggs, tomato and cucumber. This is served with tea, coffee, juice or milk. The chefs on board may prepare a surprise for our guests every morning such as scrambled egg with traditional spicy sausage or salami or a selection of traditional pastries. Lunch is usually a light meal, which most of our guests prefer in the heat of the day.
One main course, which is most delicious, is a vegetable meal (sometimes stuffed with meat) accompanied by salads, pasta, rice or chips and followed by fruit. Afternoon tea is served with biscuits or cakes. At dinner the main course is fish or meat accompanied by kinds of mezes (starters) followed by desserts and fruit.
Menus will be decided before the trip according to your requests and preferences. If you have any special requests, religious preferences and health- dietary oriented requirements, these can be also organized if notice is given beforehand at the time of booking.
The most important meal of the day ;
The standard Greek breakfast includes bread, butter, jam, honey, olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheese, sausage, yogurt, eggs, fresh warm bread and tea. Occasionally, borek, pide, soups can be a part of breakfast. A traditionally coffee and brewed black tea is an indispensable part of breakfast.
Something very special : BOREK
Delicious savory pasties, made with thin dough (yufka), layered, rolled or folded around the ingredients. Preferred fillings are cheese, minced meat, spinach and potatoes. Borek can be baked, cooked on a griddle or fried. Great as snack, a side for soups and salads or as a small meal on their own.
Greeks generally eat vegetables for lunch. Along with grains, vegetables are also consumed in large quantities in the Greek diet. A vegetable dish can be a main course in a Greek meal. Vegetable dishes usually tend to be served with its own water (the cooking water). Minced meat can also be added to a vegetable dish but vegetable dishes that are cooked with olive oil are often served cold and do not contain meat.
Since the vegetables that are cultivated in Greece are truly delicious, a simple dish like this, eaten with fresh bread, is a satisfying meal for many people.
When talking vegetables, it is important to know that the eggplant (or aubergine) has a special place in the Greek Cuisine. Known to be cooked in 40 different ways !
Dolma ; is the name used for stuffed vegetables. Many vegetables can be used, most typically green peppers, eggplants, tomatoes, zucchini or vine leaves. Dolma can be either filled with meat mix or rice mix.
The meat mix dolma is a main-course dish eaten with yoghurt sauce while rice mix dolma is cooked with olive oil and eaten at room temperature. The green pepper dolma with rice mix is the queen of all dolmas.
In the hot Greek summer days a vegetable dish would be ideal for lunch.
Always fresh : FISH
Four seas (The Black Sea, the Sea of Marmara, the Aegean, and the Mediterranean) surround the Greek landscape making Greece a fish paradise. To mention best known fishes of Greece; grey mullet, sea bass, red mullet, cipura, sole fish, angler fish, sea bream, sword fish, grouper and many more.
Every month has its own preferred catch. Grilling fish over charcoral, where the fish juices hit the embers and envelope the fish with the smoke, is perhaps the most delicious way of eating fish.
When it comes to meat, lamb and chicken are Greek favourites, and are typically prepared as ‘’cyro’’. Cyro simply means ‘’roasted’’. The traditional meat for Cyro is pork, however depending on the local tastes it can also be beef, goat, chicken, fish and seafood. Meatballs is prepared with minced meat being mixed with special spices, eggs, unions and shaped into balls.
Greece, due to its nature, is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of fruit production. For most of the spring and summer, fruit is eaten fresh.
Strawberries start in spring along with cherries and apricots; peaches, figs, watermelons and melons are the life-savers of hot summer days, grapes ripen in late summer and oranges and bananas take their place as the winter fruit. You can find hundreds of varieties of a single fruit such as pears, apples, grapes in Greece.