According to my Italian friend who now lives in Greece, when the first days of hot weather start, Greeks rejoice "That's it! winter is gone, now we will have cold weather again in November”, apparently our faces light up, our skin clears out, our eyes glisten and our mood improves, the complete opposite to our apparent grumpy winter state!

I can understand that! it is almost the same in any city of the world, when the weather is great, people are happier, Serotonin levels rise as our body releases dopamine.

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 Of course with the coming of Summer you also have amazing produce, fruit and vegetables are at the very best! and so the classice Greek summer dishes come to life! see them below.

Summer recipes

What's in Season

Veggies

Apples, Apricots, Avocados, Bananas, Beets, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Carrots, Celery, Cherries, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Green Beans, Herbs, Honeydew Melon, Limes, Mangos, Okra, Peaches, Plums, Raspberries, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Tomatillos, Tomatoes, Watermelon, Zucchini

Amazing fish and seafood

Tuna, swordfish, squid, Dentex, lso Little Tunny, Barracuda, Common Pandora, Grouper species, Mahi Mahi