Moussaka is an eggplant or potato-based dish, often including ground meat, in the Levant, Middle East, and Balkans, with many local and regional variations.
In Greece, the dish is layered and typically served hot. In Turkey, thinly sliced eggplant is fried and served in a tomato-based meat sauce. Don't forget to accompany this dish with Greek fete cheese ! So go ahead, indulge yourself to this little sin...!
If you haven’t tried Greek Pastitsio (Baked Greek Lasagna) before, then you are certainly missing out! Pastitsio sometimes spelled pastichio, is a Greek baked pasta dish with luscious layers of juicy minced beef that are cooked in a tomato based sauce, with pasta and creamy béchamel sauce and all this baked together until golden perfection.. Simply irresistible!
Saganaki is an appetizer of Greek cuisine. Essentially it is fried cheese, usually gruyere or kefalotyri, but you can make it with formamela or feta as well as the Cypriot halloumi.Variations can be made by adding additional ingredients, such as shrimp, mussels etc. while it can also become flambe. After the frying it is usually added lemon. Appetizers accompany ouzo and generally alcohol spirits.
Perhaps the most symbolic preparation of Greek cuisine, creamy cucumber salad, yogurt and garlic can be eaten on its own as an appetizer or in combination with other courses as a sauce.
One of the salads most copied in the world.The original version wants the ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, kalamata olives, feta and oregano.All seasoned with plenty of oil, an explosion of freshness!