If there is a Greek dish which sums up “the Greek experience” – it would definitely have to be horiatiki salata! Hold the lettuce and enjoy a salad just like you would have it in the tavernas by the sea in Greece!
Greeks have always enjoyed combining phyllo dough with a wide variety ingredients for a "pita" or pie, such as "mitlotos" which included cheese, honey and garlic and was part of the daily routine in Ancient Greece. Today one of everyone's favorites is spanakopita, combining phyllo with a delicious spinach and cheese mixture.
(Stuffed Grape Leaves) According to mythology, the goddess Hera was caught eating dolmadakia directly from the pot! Delicious grape leaves with rice, follow in the footsteps of the gods and try them!
Pork or Chicken chunks of meat marinated in oil, lemon juice and oregano skewered and grilled to perfection! Add some pilafi rice and a side salad and it is simply delicious.
A gyro (pronounced "YEE-ROH") is the hamburger of Greece! Take pork or chicken meat, tomatoes, onions, and tzatziki and wrap them in a round pita bread for the perfect Greek combination.
An amazing baked pasta dish combining a meat sauce and a béchamel cream sauce with a cheesy top.
This legendary dish is creamy, juicy and absolutely delicious. Luscious layers of juicy minced beef cooked in a tomato based sauce are layered with sweet eggplant and a creamy béchamel sauce and baked together to golden perfection.
Homey, comforting and extra creamy! Rizogalo (Greek rice pudding) is a no butter, egg free recipe which looks more like a thick custard than a pudding and is flavored with vanilla, lemon peel or orange zest. You may enjoy it at room temperature with a sprinkle of cinnamon!