Pihti

Close-up of ‘pihti’ made with the meat from select parts of pork boiled with spices in gelatine

Pihti, Ziladia, or Tsiladia Pihti is an exquisite dish known since antiquity that was especially beloved in Byzantine times. Ziladia or tsiladia, as it is called in Crete (due to […]

Pita

Greek ‘pita’ using pastry crust or filo baked in the oven filling with spinach

The word pita is used for delicacies that are prepared using pastry crust or filo baked in the oven. These include savoury dishes and appetizers such as tiropita, spanakopita, sausage […]

Pitarakia

Bakery pan with Greek ‘pitarakia’, small cheese pies baked in the oven

Pitarakia is a specialty of the island of Milos and Crete.  Those of Milos are similar to small cheese pitas and either accompany the main dish or, often accompanied by ouzo, constitutes […]

Pitaridia

Cooked ‘Siron’ pasta, made a dough, which is then rolled out before it is cut into long strands, with chicken in tomatoes sauce

Pitaridia is a variety of traditional Greek handmade pasta that is prepared on the island of Kos. To make the pasta, a combination of flour and water is kneaded into […]

Pitaro

Greek ‘Pitaro’ cut in half, small pie from Kythnos that is made using dough from leftover from making bread and stuffed with white cheese

Pitaro is a small, crescent-shaped small tiropita (tiropitaki) from Kythnos that is made using dough from leftover from making bread and stuffed with trima cheese. Trima is a grainy fresh […]

Pitaroudia

Greek ‘pitaroudia’ are chickpea meatballs fried or even oven-baked and fresh tomatoes in the background

Pitaroudia, a dish traditional to the islands of the Dodecanese and specifically to Rhodes, is a wonderful meze for vegetarians. In essence, pitaroudia is a chickpea meatball dish, is one […]