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Greek Salad (Horiatiki Salata)

Greece is the homeland of the famous Greek salad—a traditional dish of Crete villages

Greek Salad (Horiatiki Salata) in Crete - Best Time
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Everyone knows that Greek cuisine is very healthy, full of vegetables, fruits, and wild greens, with this salad being no exception. Horiatiki salata, better known as Greek salad, consists of ripe red tomatoes, green peppers, onions, cucumbers, olives, feta cheese, virgin olive oil, and oregano. You can enjoy this salad in every taverna or cafe during your vacation. The best time to try horiatiki salata is during the summer when all the ingredients are fresh.

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