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Frog. Rare on Greek dinner plates, but βατραχοποδαρα (vatrachopodara)–frog's legs–are a specialty of the tavernas on the famously nameless Island in Ioannina's Lake Pamvotida, along with eels and trout, all cooked on hot ceramic tiles.

Taverna on Ioannina's island with vatrachopodara



Text © Dana Facaros

Images by dana facaros, Matt Reinbold