How to Say It

How to Say It, Athens, Greece (B)

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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