George Yurchak, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Greek food is extremely popular and olive oil is a key ingredient. Other foods include olives, sliced cheese (such as feta,kaseri,andkefalotiri), tomato, and lemon wedges, along with bread. Sheets of dough called philloare layered and filled with spinach, cheese, eggs, and nuts. Greeks create such masterpieces as moussaka, a layered dish of eggplant, meat, cheese, and bread crumbs sometimes served with a white sauce.
Traditional Greek dances may be danced in a circle, in a straight line, or between couples. The kalamatianosis an ancient dance with many variations in which both men and women participate. It has 12 basic steps and is danced in a semicircle to 7/8 time.