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

sarakatsaniki pita

σαρακατσάνικη πίτα

sarakatsaniki pita

Some believe the Sarakatsani, the shepherds of the Pindus and Rhodopi mountains are descendants of the ancient Dorian Greeks who took to the hills, centuries and centuries ago, and preserved customs and habits going back to Homeric times. Their classic pie is made with homemade pastry, cabbage, feta and onions, baked over a fire. Today they have become totally assimilated into modern Greece, but on special occasions dress in their traditional costumes and recall their old songs, dances and poetry.

Dips, pies, snacks & mezedes

Thrace

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by embros