Under the auspices of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Berlaymont cantine (EU) in collaboration with the non-profit association A Discovering Network asbl, will be offering for one week mythical Greek tastes from different Greek regions. Superb ingredients and simple cooking under the direction of Chef Prineas create daily culinary masterpieces: experience the pleasure of Greek gastronomy in the heart of the EU Institutions for five days only.
Quality traditional ingredients of the Greek diet include olive oil, whole grains, honey, vegetables, fruit, dairy products, seafood and more white meat than red. Therefore, the Greek diet is quintessentially Mediterranean and as such, a part of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, “a great contribution to the World, for the population’s health, quality of life and well- being.”
Combined with an active life style, the traditional Greek diet promotes longevity, boosts the immune system, and reduces the likelihood of obesity and chronic diseases.