Bekri Meze

View from above of plate with Greek ‘Bekri Meze’ food with pan-cooked pork in oil with salt, pepper, and spices

A dish or appetizer of Greek cuisine. “Bekri” means “drunkard” in Greek, referring to the use of wine or ouzo in the recipe, and “meze” is a term used for small dishes or appetizers served with alcoholic beverages. To prepare Bekri Meze, small pieces of pork or chicken are first marinated in wine or ouzo […]


Close-up of pieces of Greek beze or meringue

Beze or Meringue A light, foamy sweet, crunchy on the outside with a chewy texture within. It is made from egg white, sugar and a pinch of salt and comes in both raw and baked form. Meringue with mastiha is made by first completing the preparation process and then adding 5-6 drops of mastic oil or 1/2 tablespoon of […]