The Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul, in collaboration with the Municipality of Lesvos, organised a three-day event at the Sismanoglio Megaro, dedicated to the Aegean island of Lesvos; its culture, products and natural beauties. During this event, the visitors of the Sismanoglio Megaro tasted famous local delicacies and learned about the island through the work of Lesvian writers and the sound of Greek music .
I read Aivali & Lesvos Kitchen( Ayvalık & Midilli Mutfağı) by Pınar Atay Başol. It contains that food culture of Aivali & Lesvos
Did you watch A Touch of Spice (or Politiki kouzina) Film ? It is a Greek movie released in 2003 directed by Tassos Boulmetis
Fanis is a young Greek boy growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor, teaches him that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavour.
People also connect to their cultural or ethnic group through similar food patterns. Immigrants often use food as a means of retaining their cultural identity. People from different cultural backgrounds eat different foods. Turkish and Greek people eat same foods, you know what I mean with it.
Our cuisine, music taste, physical appearances, climates and even emotional reactions are mostly alike : Long Live Greek Turkish Friendship !