Mekila

close-up of pears plant with fruits using to made Greek ‘mekila’ drink

Mekila is a drink made from prickly pears, which are the wild fruit of a cactus that grows in Amorgos and all over Greece. It is produced using the distillate […]

Melachrino

white plate with piece of melachrino cake, sweet of Naxos, Greece, and a fork

It is a traditional sweet of Naxos, an aromatic cake with raisins and walnuts that will remind you of a syrupy walnut pie and accompanies traditionally coffee and hot drinks […]

Melekouni

Greek ‘melekouni’ like superfood bar, made from honey, sesame, almonds, cinnamon, and orange

Melekouni is a sweet from the island of Rhodes, outstanding for its wonderful taste and high nutritional value. It is traditionally offered at engagements, weddings, and baptisms. In recent years, […]

Melichloro

Greek small wheels of cheese ‘Melichloro’ creamy taste with a texture ranging from medium to hard

Melichloro or Melipasto Melichloro is a type of cheese produced in Lemnos, an island in the north Aegean. It comes in the form of small wheels of cheese and has an […]

Melipasto

Greek small wheels of cheese ‘Melipasto’ creamy taste with a texture ranging from medium to hard

Melipasto or Melichloro Melipasto is a type of cheese produced in Lemnos, an island in the north Aegean. It comes in the form of small wheels of cheese and has […]

Melitzanosalata

Greek ‘melitzanosalata’, a mixture of roasted aubergines, olive oil and lemon or vinegar and fresh parsley on top

Melitzanosalata means “aubergine (eggplant) salad”. Providing endless inspiration for culinary inventiveness, summer aubergines can be brought to the table in a large variety of ways. Among them is melitzanosalata, a […]

Melomakarona

Greek ‘Melomakarona’ is an oval-shaped dessert made from flour, olive oil, and honey, on top of each other

Melomakarona is an oval-shaped Greek dessert made mainly from flour, olive oil, and honey. Along with the kourabie it is a traditional dessert prepared primarily for the Christmas holiday season. […]

Melorako

Small glasses with Greek ‘Melorako’, a alcoholic beverage with honey and a variety of spices, such as cinnamon and cardamom

Melorako is a Greek alcoholic beverage combining raki or tsikoudia with honey and a variety of spices, such as cinnamon and cardamom or other regional herbs. It has a bright […]

Meringue

‘Meringue’ a light, foamy sweet, crunchy on the outside with a chewy texture within

Meringue or beze 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 […]

Metsovone

Piece of Greek ‘metsovone’ like Italian provolone-type cheeses

Metsovone has been made for the last fifty years or so using the same method for the creation of Italian provolone-type cheeses by the cheesemakers of Metsovo (Epirus), who were […]

Meze

Bowls with Greek ‘meze’, various small dishes served as appetizer

Meze is a selection of small dishes served as appetizers. Ιt is often served as a part of multi-course meals, or as snacks while drinking or talking. Meze is generally accompanied by wine […]