The Region of Attica recently treated the guests of UK’s National Geographic Traveller Food Festival to its authentic brunch recipes, which were prepared with local ingredients by talented Greek chefs.
Attica participated in the culinary event, which was held at the Business Design Center in London, as a co-exhibitor of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO), aiming to introduce British travelers to its numerous year-round tourism options and rich gastronomy.
Under the title, “Brunch in Attica”, the event offered participants the chance to taste the region’s traditional products, local recipes and unique wines. Among the products served were Kythera olive oil rusks, tomatoes, capers, feta cheese, olive oil, Aegina fistiki (pistachio) and Savvatiano wine.
The masterclass was headed by Greek Michelin-starred chef Asimakis Chaniotis.
Furthermore, the Head of the Directorate of Tourism of the Attica Region, Athina Kolyva, spoke of the area’s endless gastronomy choices.
“Attica’s gastronomy routes, combined with the inspiration of talented chefs and the wealth of quality ingredients amaze visitors: small traditional tavernas and awarded restaurants; local wineries and street food options; hotel restaurants offering high-quality international cuisine. The gastronomy choices and experiences of Attica are countless and unique.”
The National Geographic Traveller Food Festival hosted major UK tour operators, tourism enterprises and national tourism organizations from Hungary, Italy, Tunisia, Thailand and many other countries.
The event included presentations, workshops, cooking sessions, interviews and panel discussions.