Greek snack name

Greek food and wine is an important aspect of the culture of Greece. Greek food and wines are famous for their good quality and amazing taste. Some dishes are common all around the country, whereas some others are local culinary specialties and can be found only in a specific region or Greek island. While you are on holiday, do not miss the chance to try the local Greek dishes in the many restaurants in Greece and the Greek islands. There are such traditional taverns in almost every corner of the country.

You will find below information about the greek food and gastronomical specialties (mezedes, salads, main dishes, soups), herbs and spice and wines and alcohol beverages.


Greek yogurt with finely chopped cucumber, garlic, and olive oil. Ideal to eat with fresh Greek bread, fried potatoes or fried meatballs.


Fried cheese. Different sorts of cheese can be found in saganaki. Excellent with a zest of lemon.


Fried meatballs of beef, garlic, and bread. 


Small spinach pies with crushed feta cheese.


Small cheese pies, usually made of feta or kasseri cheese.


Boiled wild greens with olive oil, salt, and lemon.

A mix of roast potatoes, eggplants, onions, garlic, tomato sauce, and olive oil.


Grape leaves filled with rice and onions and sometimes minced beef.


Small pieces of fried squid with lemon juice.


Small pieces of octopus served either fried with lemon juice or boiled, with olive oil, vinegar, and oregano.


Feta cheese
The famous Greek cheese can also be eaten alone, as a meze, with olive oil and oregano.


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