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Top Greek Food you shouldn’t miss in Greece

Top Greek Food you shouldn’t miss in Greece

Top Greek Food you shouldn’t miss in Greece


Souvlaki is thsouvlaki_p02e 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


img_3514-2Pastitsio 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



4.Traditional piespita

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 tgemistes-ntomates-piperies-20140830_1027omatoes, 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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