Souvlaki and Souvlakia, the popular Greek Food

Souvlaki and Souvlakia, the popular Greek Food

Souvlaki – or souvlakia (just plural) – is a famous Greek food, often called Greek fast food, although it’s far healthier than any other “fast food” members. Greek Souvlaki consists of small pieces of grilled meat served alone on the skewer, or together with some other ingredients in pita bread, or on a dinner plate. […]

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Grilled Vegetable Souvlaki

Grilled Vegetable Souvlaki

We already said it; Greeks like eating food on the skewers, or wrapped in pitas. That is how one more tasteful Greek souvlaki was born: grilled vegetable souvlaki! Grilled veggies slightly enriched with olive oil! It may sounds way too simple but it’s not. Nothing tastes better than veggies all year long. In Greece veggies […]

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Salmon Souvlaki Recipe

Salmon Souvlaki Recipe

What’s better in summer in Greece than fish and sea-food? And especially if it comes in the form of souvlaki! Salmon souvlaki recipe is easy to make and the result is extremely tasty. It’s even hard to find words to describe this fish – souvlaki pearl! It’s even harder to have only one or two. […]

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Lemon Marinade for Souvlaki

Lemon Marinade for Souvlaki

The best souvlaki is the one that spent some time in marinade. Ask any Greek how they prefer their souvlaki and you will hear exactly that. The overnight marinade is what all souvlaki lovers will do. After sitting in marinade all night, and then cooked, the meat will be tender, juicy, and overall much, much […]

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Tzatziki for Souvlaki

Tzatziki for Souvlaki

Tzatziki is one of the most popular appetizer from the Greek cuisine! Welcome in every occasion, with all dishes, refreshing, cooling (and thus great for summer), and so yummy! But one particular role of tzatziki is to accompany souvlaki. Grilled, juicy, lean meat – pork or lamb preferably (but you won’t regret other combinations either) […]

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Fruit Souvlaki

Fruit Souvlaki

Fruit Souvlaki – easy, refreshing, juicy, sweet, tasty, crunchy… all that mix together so that you can’t resist! As we already said, whatever can fit the skewer, you’ll find it in Greece. Maybe not everywhere in Greece and not in every souvlaki store, but both in summer and cold months this little skewer will make […]

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Chicken Thigh Souvlaki

Chicken Thigh Souvlaki

Chicken Thigh Souvlaki is an absolute proof that Greeks love so much their souvlaki that everything that can get the shape and form of it, it will! The Americans usually make jokes about their “on the stick”- food extravaganza typical mostly for the state and local fairs. In Greece, souvlaki is no joke for sure. […]

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Veal Pita Souvlaki Recipe

Veal Pita Souvlaki Recipe

Veal Pita Souvlaki is another one of those tasty souvlakia you can find in any souvlaki store. It’s also easy to make at home. Veal meat is so tender and when marinated to be grilled is an absolute feast for your taste-buds. In addition, it’s one of the leanest possible meats you can buy. Some […]

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Sausage Souvlaki

Sausage Souvlaki

Anybody for Sausage Souvlaki? After talking about pork being the most traditional souvlaki meat, then chicken as more and more popular souvlaki variation, one could ask what happens with sausages?! Do Greeks eat and love sausages? Oh, yeah, be sure, they do. Loukaniko, as they call sausage, has a special place in the Greek cuisine. […]

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