Top Greek Food you shouldn’t miss in Greece
Souvlaki is the most popular street food in Greece. No matter what time of the day it is, souvlaki holds a very special position in Greek street food routine. It is well cooked meat or yyros (chicken or pork) and served on a skewer or pita wrapped with tomato, famous tzatziki and fried potatoes.
One of the most famous and delicious Greek foods. It is a family gathering dish filled with minced meat, eggplant and creamy béchamel sauce. Onion, garlic and a variety of spices like cinnamon make the recipe a perfect dish. Fortunately, Mousaka is served in almost all tavernas around Greece
Pastitsio is a similar version of mousaka but instead of eggplants is cooked with pasta. It is an excellent dish all year round. Served with a side of mixed green salad dressed with wine vinegar and Greek extra virgin olive oil
The most famous and traditional pies are tiropita (cheece – usually feta cheese- pie) or spanakopita (spinach pie). But there are many other kind of pies to try to satisfy your choice of taste. Its versatility matches with every time of the day, as a lunch or starter or as a delicious mid – morning snack. Pies are a popular choice of the Greeks.
5.Yemista (stuffed tomatoes or peppers)
Classical Greek recipe, yemista is stuffed tomatoes, peppers or other vegetables. The stuffing can either be rice with various herbs or it may contain minced meat. There are a lot of variations of
Yemista and you are allowed to experiment with different types of herbs & spices.
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