How to Say It

Greece, Athens Guide (B): How to Say It

This page will give you an idea of what you can eat and how to pronounce it so that you can order on your own in a Greek restaurant without pointing. But pointing is OK too so if you don't memorize all these don't worry. This may be a good page to print out.

These are some of the dishes I discussed on the mezedes page that are eaten as a snack with ouzo but also the normal appetisers that you would have with a meal. 

Melitzana Salata (mel-its-zan-na sah-lah-ta): Eggplant salad. Like Babaganoush in the middle east. Eaten on bread.

Tarama Salata (tah-rah-mah sal-ah-tah): roe of carp. Greek caviar. Don't be afraid to try it. It doesn't taste like you expect. Eaten on bread. There is a the pink kind from carp which is common and the white kind from mullet which is more rare.

Saganaki (sah-gah-nah-ki): fried cheese. Sometimes comes with tomato sauce. I like it plain with lemon. You can also get it with shrimp (gah-ree-des), mussels (me-dyah), or pastourma (pas-tour-mah) which is a spicy cured meat. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Say It
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Matt Barrett
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