Bread in Greece is an important ingredient of meals and appears on the occasion of most of them. feta or olives, or breads baked for special occasions.
We all know delicious pita breads, which freshly made and still warm, are a fantastic addition to many dishes. Although usually associated mainly with Arabic cuisine, it is quite often also found in Greece. The easiest way to find them is in places where street food is sold. Pita bread is especially popular as an addition to gyros, or falafels known in Greece under the name Revithokeftedes.
Today, we will offer you an independent baking of Eliopsomo bread, in which olives are used as one of the main additives. In the bread you see in the pictures below, we used green olives. Of course, you can alternatively use black olives, just choose those that taste you more.
Looking from the perspective of what bread can be bought in our stores, the growing popularity of self-baked bread ceases to amaze and be treated as a temporary fashion. It is precisely for these people that we have a surprise today in the form of a recipe for Greek bread with the addition of feta cheese. It is a very tasty and delicate bread suitable for everyday breakfasts.
The tradition of baking lagana bread is still strongly cultivated in Greece and Cyprus. Although many housewives still prepare bread themselves, the vast majority of Greeks buy lagana at local bakeries, which start the production of this bread the evening before Pure Monday. Although in larger cities the sale of this bread begins even at night, it is no surprise to the gigantic queue, which in the morning set up under the best bakeries.