|A macaroon type cookie, often made on the islands and served at weddings and baptisms
|Lamb. Usually roasted with potatoes or on the spit.
|Lobster. Often cooked and served with pasta.
|A warm sauce made with eggs, lemon and broth. Served with meat, in soups, with vegetables.
|Peas, usually cooked in tomato sauce
|Cod, most often consuming the salted preserved cod, which was desalted and cooked with tomato sauce or fried.
|Pastries made with phyllo, honey and walnuts
|Okra. Cooked with tomato sauce in a stew or roasted in the oven with tomatoes and olive oil.
|Beef patty. Usually a mixture of ground beef along with herbs, breadcrumbs and egg.
|A mixture of vegetables including potato, zucchini, eggplant and onion stewed or roasted in olive oil
|Pastry made with dough, fried in olive oil and dipped in honey
|Rice or meat wrapped in vine leaves, often served with avgolemono
|Tomato patties. Patties made with tomatoes, flour and herbs fried
|Meat cooked with peppers, tomatoes, onions and cheese in wax paper.
|A puree made with fava beans which are yellow spit peas.
|Lentils, traditionally cooked in a thick soup with olive oil and served with vinegar.
|Green beans. They are usually cooked with tomato sauce and olive oil.
|A general term for legumes.
|Semi-soft cheese made from sheep and goat milk
|A popular iced coffee made from instant coffee
|A sweet made with phyllo and a custard filling
|Anchovies. They are either marinated in vinegar and salt or fried.
|A hard yellow and salty cheese made from sheep’s milk
|Translated as a village salad, in the U.S it is known as Greek salad. Made with tomatoes, cucumbers, green pepper, onion, feta and olive oil.
|A egg pasta usually cut in small squares.
|Greens. Boiled and consumed with olive oil and lemon.
|Savory pie made with thick phyllo dough and greens.
|Octopus. Served grilled or marinated.
|Calamari or squid. Often served fried as an appetizer.
|Walnut cake. A cake made with walnuts and syrup
|Hard yellow cheese made from sheep’s or goat’s milk
|Small fried meatballs usually made from ground beef and ground pork.
|Organ meats and sweetbread pieces are passed through a skewer and wrapped with the intestines (usually of lamb) then grilled in a spit or grill until crunchy. Traditionally prepared for Easter.
|Zucchini savory pie
|Food made with tomato, from the word kokkino which means red.
|Cookies, usually the shape of a ring or braided.
|Cauliflower. Usually consumed cooked in tomato
|Christmas butter cookies covered with powdered sugar.
|May refer to any oil, but usually means olive oil
|Dolmades made with cabbage
|Stewed dishes (sometimes roasted), usually vegetable based made with olive oil and tomato
|A soup made from lamb offal and avgolemono (egg-lemon sauce), served traditionally on the eve of Easter.
|Honey cookies. Cookies traditionally made for Christmas with honey, olive oil and walnuts.
|Small servings or tidbits of food to be served with a drink.
|Cookies made from the must of wine.
|Casserole made with potato, eggplant and ground beef.
|Foods that adhere to the Greek Orthodox Fast (nistia)
|Alcoholic drink of anise distillation
|A dish of baked eggplants stuffed with ground beef, cheese and tomato.
|A rusk, usually referring to Cretan barley rusk.
|A sweet made from sesame seeds and honey.
|A casserole made with pasta, ground beef, béchamel and tomato.
|Refers to the savory pies made with phyllo dough but also to pita bread
|A cake made with semolina and syrup.
|Sardines. Usually served grilled or cured
|A garlic dip made with garlic, bread or potato and olive oil
|Meat balls that are covered in spicy tomato sauce
|Skewers with pork meat (sometimes with chicken)
|Spinach pie made with phyllo and spinach and with or without feta cheese.
|Dish made with spinach an rice cooked with a bit of tomato.
|Refers to a stew made with baby onions, tomatoes and spices, usually with veal but also made with rabbit or chicken.
|Dip made from a mixture of fish roe, bread and olive oil.
|Cheese savory pie usually made with feta cheese.
|Pellet shaped pasta made with milk
|A sweet bread made with eggs and various spices. Similar to a brioche. Traditionally made for Easter.
|Dip made from yogurt, garlic, olive oil and dill.
|Cake made for New Years Day to celebrate Saint Basil. A coin is hidden in the cake, the person who gets the coin is believed to have good luck for the year.
|Sour cherry drink, served often in the summer.
|Stuffed tomatoes, peppers and/or zucchini with just rice or herbs or with ground meat.
|Beef and rice balls cooked in avgolemono sauce
|Casserole, usually a type of meat cooked with pasta
|Spoon sweets. Preserves of whole fruits that are served to guests on small spoon and plate.