Lagana is a type of flat bread. It is usually baked for the first day of Great Lent, Clean Monday.
Pita bread is another type of flat bread.
Dakos is a slice of soaked dried bread which is covered with tomatoes and crumbled cheese such as feta. It is flavored with herbs such as dried oregano. Olives and pepper are sometimes added.
Dolma is a dish which is made with vine leaves. The leaves are stuffed with rice, meat, tomatoes, peppers or onions.
Horiatiki is also known as Greek salad. The salad is made with tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, feta cheese, and kalamata olives. A dressing of olive oil is poured over the salad.
Kalamarakia is also known as calimari. It is deep fried squid.
Kalamata olives are black, brown or maroon. They are often eaten in a salad or as a starter.
Spanakopita is a type of spinach salad. Filo pastry is filled with spinach, feta cheese, scallions, egg and seasoning. dough.
Moussaka is a delicious dish that is similar to shepherds pie. Minced meat and layers of vegetables were covered with mashed potatoes and a cheese sauce.
Souvlaki is made by grilling small pieces of meat and vegetables on a skewer. It is usually served wrapped in pita bread. The meat usually used in Greece is usually pork, but sometimes chicken, beef or lamb are used.
Baklava is a desert. It was made with layers of filo pastry which was filled with chopped nuts which were sweetened and held together with honey.
Halva is made from tahini (sesame seeds) or semolina. It is flavoured with vanilla essence. Sometimes or containing nuts are added.
There are lots of different types of cheese in Greece. The most famous of these is feta cheese.
Feta cheese is made from sheep's milk or a mixture of sheep and goat's milk.
Halloumi is a cheese made from a mixture of goat's and sheep's milk. It is even made from cow's milk sometimes. It doesn't melt easily so is often grilled or fried.