If you ever visit Greece, you must definitely try gavros tiganitos (fried fresh anchovies). They have nothing to do with those awful tinned anchovies.
Kagianas (also called strapatsada), is a Greek summer side dish from Arcadia and is ideal to accompany BBQ and grilled meat dishes.
Koupepia (as we call them in Cyprus) are dolmades made with grape leaves, stuffed with ground pork or veal, rice, fresh herbs and seasoning, cooked with tomato and lemon juice.
Tzatziki is a traditional Greek appetizer, made with Greek strained yoghurt, cucumber, garlic, salt, vinegar and extra virgin olive oil, usually served as a meze dish.
Keftedes are juicy Greek meatballs made with ground veal, flavoured with oregano, fresh parsley and mint. They are the star of every party.
Octopus in Greek Htapodi (χταπόδι), pronounced Hta-POH-dhi, is a Greek word. “Okto” meaning eight and “pous” is the ancient word for foot. Having eight feet (tentacles).