Generous hospitality

Patrick Leigh Fermor in his Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese, 1958:

A glass [is] put between his fingers and a slice of roast lamb offered on a fork or a broad leaf...[There is a] remarkable...individual care of [visitors]....It is the dislocation of an entire household at a moment's notice that arouses astonishment. All is performed with simplicity and lack of fuss and prompted by a kindness so unfeigned that it invests the most ramshackle hut with magnificence and style.

 A picture of one of the remarkable settlements in the same region, from a Greek travel site, (note I've never used their services):