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Glossary of Greek Cooking Words and Terms

Find definitions, explanations, and a pronunciation guide for ingredients, foods, techniques, and other words to help increase your understanding of Greek food and cooking.
  1. Greek Kitchen Glossary (19)

Guide to Greek Cuts of Meat with Diagrams & Translations
A handy guide with diagrams and translations of the different cuts of meat as cut by Greek butchers.

Greek Orthodox Easter & Lent Glossary
Words and terms used in connection with Greek Lent and Easter, pronunciations and translations.

Greek Cheeses Glossary
Learn about the cheeses of Greece and how to pronounce their names.

Greek Herbs Glossary
Herbs that are most commonly used in Greek recipes, with their English names, Greek alliteration and pronunciation, and the names in Greek.

Greek Spices Glossary
Spices listed include those native to Greece and spices from distant lands that have found a home in Greek cooking. The list includes the English name, Greek alliteration, pronunciation, and the name in Greek.

Reading the Menu
Here are the most commonly used words for the types of foods, dishes, and drinks you might find on a menu in a Greek restaurant with their meanings and pronunciation guide.

The Greek Alphabet
The Greek alphabet has 24 letters. Here's what they look like, how the name of the letter is pronounced, and how the letter sounds when spoken.

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