Kofto

close-up of plates with Greek “kofto’ foods, wheat and mizithra cheese mashed together to make a paste and boiled

Kofto is a dish unique to the Aegean Islands, made from a mixture of wheat and mizithra cheese which, before being boiled, are mashed together in a stone mortar to […]

Kokkinisto

close-up of plate with Greek ‘kokkinisto’ food, pieces of beef cooked with tomatoes sauce and served with spaghetti

Kokkinisto is a traditional dish of Greek gastronomy. Every home in Greece has a recipe for kokkinisto, being a dish suitable for any time and any day, and satisfying all […]

Kokoras Krasatos

close-up of plate with Greek ‘Kokoras Krasatos’ food, rooster cooked in tomatoes sauce and served with thick macaroni

Rooster in a sauce of red wine. The sauce is made from olive oil, onion, garlic, laurel leaves, allspice and red wine. The dish is served with thick macaroni. According […]

Kokoretsi

close-up of pieces of ‘kokoretsi’, lamb entrails roasted on a spit

Kokoretsi is a traditional Greek dish, made from entrails roasted on a spit. It is usually served in slices as an appetizer. It is eaten all year round but is […]

Kolokithokorfades

close-up of plate with ‘Kolokithokorfades’ means fried zucchini blossoms

Kolokithokorfades or Kolokithanthi  Kolokithokorfades (zucchini blossoms) is a case where the flower’s blossom turns out to be tastier than the vegetable itself! For gourmets, the zucchini blossom is a meze of superior […]

Kolokythanthi

close-up of plate with ‘Kolokythanthi’ means fried zucchini blossoms

Kolokithanthi or Kolokithokorfades Kolokithanthi (zucchini blossoms) is a case where the flower’s blossom turns out to be tastier than the vegetable itself! For gourmets, the zucchini blossom is a meze of superior […]

Kolokythokeftedes

close-up of plate with ‘Kolokythokeftedes’ are fried meatballs made from green zucchini and herbs

Kolokythokeftedes are delicious vegetable meatballs made from green zucchini with island spices and herbs. Present on every table on the islands of the Aegean, they are an authentic Greek summer […]

Kolokythopita

close-up of baked pan with pieces of ‘Kolokythopita’ means zucchini pie

Zucchinis are a vegetable that grows in abundance all summer in Greece and can be cooked in countless different ways. They go well with many ingredients, producing a variety of […]

Kolopi

close-up of plate with a piece of ‘Kolopi’ means spinach pie

Kolopi, a spinach pie for fasting, is baked together with the bread on Saturdays of Lent on the island of Kythnos. The spinach is chopped, a little salt is added […]

Kontosouvli

close-up of Greek ‘Kontosouvli’ food made from pieces of meat marinated with chopped onions, roasted on a skewer

This is made from pork or lamb shank or shoulder chopped into medium-sized pieces of roughly 5.5 cm, marinated with finely chopped onions, salt, pepper and oregano, roasted on a […]

Kopanisti

close-up of bowl with Greek ‘Kopanisti’ means soft white cheese and slices of bread in the background

Kopanisti is a salty, spicy, soft white cheese that has a Protected Designation of Origin and for more than 300 years has been produced in the Cycladic islands. It is […]

Koufeto of Milos

close-up of plate with Greek ‘koufeto of Milos’, a spoon sweet, with pumpkin, sugar, honey, almonds and lemon juice

Koufeto means sugarplum. The koufeto of Milos is a traditional sweet, a spoon sweet, with pumpkin, sugar, honey, almonds and lemon juice. On the island of Milos, the mother of […]