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Pork. Much of the pork in Greece goes into gyros and souvlaki, but at least once try a Greek pork chop: a good one is twice the size and twice as tasty as the ones back home.

καπνιστό χοιρινό (kapnisto chorino) smoked pork

μαγειρεμένο χοιρινό (mageiremeno chorino) stewed pork

μαριναρισμένο χοιρινό κρέας (marinarismeno chorino kreas) marinated pork meat

μπάρμπεκιου χοιρινό (barbekiou chorino) barbecued pork

μπέικον bacon

χοιρινές μπριζόλες (chorines brizoles) pork chops

ψητό χοιρινό (psito chorino) roast (or grilled) pork

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Stuart Webster