Horiatiki Salata, which means village or peasant style salad, is widely known as “Greek Salad” and is a common component of a Greek meal.
Kolokotes (singular kolokoti, pr. Koh-loh-ko-TES), are traditional Cypriot pastries, similar to turnovers, calzone, empanadas, boureki or pies, made with squash or pumpkin.
Spanakopita (Greek “σπανάκι + πίτα”, spinach + pie) is a Greek pastry with a filling of spinach, feta cheese (sometimes in combination with anthotyro, which is a soft white cheese similar to ricotta, onions or green onions, eggs, herbs and seasoning.
In some countries they call them potato chips and in others, French fries, fries or finger chips. In Greece, we call them “Patates Tiganites” (pr. pah-TAH-tess Tee-ghah-nee-TESS).
This cabbage and carrot salad is so simple but yet so delicious. This is a very classic winter salad you will find in restaurants in Greece throughout winter till spring using just a few ingredients.
Fakes moutzentra is a lentil recipe we make in Cyprus and is a high protein, balanced healthy food, especially with the combination of rice.
In Greece, okra are usually cooked “laderes” which is today’s vegan dish cooked with olive oil, in a tomato sauce. However, I have also cooked them with sundried tomatoes as well and they are very delicious.