Mpiftekia are the Greek burgers and although the word mpif (tekia) is derived from the word beef (steak), the French then called it bifteque and we translated it into mpifteki, now the Greek word generally means burgers. Mpiftekia may be made with beef, pork or chicken or even veggies.
Patates Lemonates (pr. pah-TAH-tess lae-moh-NAH-tess) or roasted potatoes is one of the most popular side dishes in Greek cuisine.
Picture from last week’s “laiki agora” our farmers’ market. In Greece we do not have a lot of varieties of potatoes, such as yellow potatoes, blue potatoes or red potatoes nor do we have names for them. The only potatoes we have are the usual oval, brown skin and white flesh potatoes. There…