The initial thing we notice when we come to a Greek Food Festival is a aroma. That smashing aroma of creatively baked food
Once a year a Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox Church presents a Greek Food Festival and a festival is this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
You have your choice of several Deluxe Platters:
Pastitsio: A robust stew of seasoned belligerent beef, Greek-style macaroni surfaced with a tawny bechamel sauce.
Souvlaki: Succulent, gaunt cubes of pig skewered and cooking Greek-style colourless grilled to perfection.
Spanakopita: Spinach, feta cheese, and spices wrapped in flaky, buttery filo.
Tiropita: A juicy feta cheese and spices wrapped in flaky, buttery filo.
Fassolakia:Tasty Greek-style immature beans with tomato and onions.
Athenian Greek Salad: Lettuce, tomatoes, immature peppers and onions, surfaced with juicy homemade tawny Greek dressing, feta, Kalamata olives, Salonika peppers and a roll.
Veggie Platter: Homemade meatless Pastitsio, Tiropita, Spanakopita, Fassolakia, Greek salad and a roll.
“Many of a recipes that are used during a Festival were brought over from Greece by a relatives of some of a first members of a Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox church and that means we are eating food only like a food we would eat during a festival in Greece.”
Other authentic Greek delights are:
Zorba’s Gyro: The Gyro is to Greece what a hamburger is to America. Tantalizingly juicy skinny slices of beef and lamb wrapped in a grilled flattened Pita and surfaced with onions, chopped tomatoes, and appetizing Tzatziki sauce.
Manoli’s Souvlaki Wrap: Choice of tender gaunt cubes of pig or chicken, cooking Greek-style and wrapped in Pita bread with tomatoes and onions surfaced with Tzatziki sauce.
Of march there are a famous Greek pastries, including everybody’s favorite, Baklava and a variations. Almond cookies, marriage cookies, pecan blossoms and many more.
Whatever we are in a mood for, come to a Greek Food Festival and suffer a juicy authentic Greek food and also get a ambience of Greek culture.
Vic Aderhold operates Vic Aderhold Concepts, a internal selling firm.