Saffron

Dry Greek red Saffron on paper surface

Saffron or Krokos Greek Red Saffron – Greece’s natural gold Saffron is one of the most beloved and precious spices of ancient culture because of its aroma, color, and pharmaceutical […]

Saganaki

Cooked Greek ‘Saganaki’ means fried cheese in a small pan with two handles and slices of lemon on top

Saganaki is the name for dishes fried in a utensil of that name. Actually, saganaki is a small pan with two handles for use in cooking with gas. The saganaki […]

Salado

Greek ‘salado’ means smoked salami made with pork and beef, pepper, garlic, sea salt, herbs

The name “salado” comes from Spain and means “cured, salted meat”. The Corfiot salado is a traditional local salami made with top-quality pork and beef, using lots of pepper, garlic, […]

Salatouri

Greek ‘salatouri’, salad of boiled fillet of skate sprinkled with olive oil along with chopped parsley, onion, dill, pepper, lemon zest and pepper

Salatouri is a meze characteristic of Paros and Naxos islands, and an enjoyable appetizer found in the Cycladic islands in general. It is a salad of boiled fillet of skate […]

Saliaria of Kozani

Greek ‘saliaria of Kozani’, small oval sweets stuffed with walnuts and cinnamon, coated in syrup and sprinkled with powdered sugar

Saliaria is a traditional sweet from the town of Kozani served mainly at engagement parties, weddings and other celebrations. It gets its name from its shape, which resembles a snail. […]

Saltsisi

Greek ‘saltsisi’ means the strong, garlicky salami and a boll of dry cheese in the background

The strong, garlicky salami is called saltsisi on the island of Tinos. It is a local sausage consumed like salami and made from pork meat flavored with garlic, spice, fennel […]

Samali

Greek ‘samali’, pan-baked sweet, made with semolina, water, eggs, sugar, baking soda, and runny yogurt baked and then a syrup is poured over it

Samali is a sweet from Syria with a long history and has long brightened the lives of the peoples of Anatolia and the Mediterranean basin. Travelers brought the sweet to […]

San Michali Cheese

San Mihali is the only Greek PDO cheese produced exclusively in Syros from cow’s milk. Although it is believed that it is a cheese with a long history, it was […]

Saragli

A traditional siropiasta dessert which is easy to prepare, and a variation of wrapped baklava. Initially consisting of honey, water, fruit and dry nuts boiled in oil, but over time […]

Sarikopita

Greek ‘sarikopita’ means fried sheets of pastry stuffed with cheese

Found mainly in central Crete, sarikopitakia are similar to fried tiropita. They are made using crispy, handmade sheets of pastry and stuffed with sour mizithra. They can be served as-is […]

Sausage

Grilled various sausages made from ground pork or beef with spices putting in circle and green fresh salad in center

Sausage is made from ground pork or beef with spices in cylindrical shape. Most sausages are wrapped in an edible membrane in order to keep their shape. In olden times, […]

Savore

Fish with Savore or savoro is a sauce made with olive oil, vinegar, garlic, flour and rosemary

Savore or savoro is a sauce made with olive oil, vinegar, garlic, flour and rosemary. Invented at a time when refrigeration did not exist, it enabled housewives to preserve fish […]