This is a preview of the content in our Greek Food Decoder app. Get the app to:
  • Read offline
  • Remove ads
  • Build a list of your own favourites
  • Search the contents with full-text search functionality
  • ... and more!
iOS App Store Google Play

souvlaki

σουβλάκι

P3107864

Pieces of pork, lamb or chicken and sometimes vegetables grilled a wooden skewer, usually served with a pita and lemon, and sometimes on a platter with yogurt and a choice of sauces. Archaeologists have found souvlaki grills going back to the 18th century BC. Today you'll find them in tavernas or at a souvlaki stand, a σουβλατζίδικο (souvlatzidiko).

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by: CCFoodTravel.com