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Greek Cuts of Pork

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Reference: Greek Pork Recipes (scroll down for translations)
Diagram of Greek Pork Cuts
N. Gaifyllia
Starting from the head:
  • In Greek: ΚΕΦΑΛΙ
  • Transliteration: kefali
  • Pronunciation: keh-FAH-lee
  • In English: HEAD / JOWL

  • In Greek: ΣΒΕΡΚΟΣ
  • Transliteration: sverkos
  • Pronunciation: SVER-kohs
  • In English: BLADE SHOULDER / BOSTON BUTT

  • In Greek: ΛΑΙΜΟΣ
  • Transliteration: laimos
  • Pronunciation: leh-MOHS
  • In English: NECK

  • In Greek: ΜΠΡΙΖΟΛΕΣ
  • Transliteration: brizoles
  • Pronunciation: bree-ZOH-les
  • In English: LOIN

  • In Greek: ΣΠΑΛΑ
  • Transliteration: spala
  • Pronunciation: SPAH-lah
  • In English: ARM SHOULDER or PICNIC SHOULDER

  • In Greek: ΦΙΛΕΤΟ
  • Transliteration: fileto
  • Pronunciation: fee-LEH-toh
  • In English: LOIN

  • In Greek: ΝΕΦΡΑΜΙΑ
  • Transliteration: neframia
  • Pronunciation: neh-frahm-YAH
  • In English: TENDERLOIN

  • In Greek: ΚΟΙΛΙΑ
  • Transliteration: koilia
  • Pronunciation: keel-YAH
  • In English: BELLY or SIDE

  • In Greek: ΜΠΟΥΤΙ
  • Transliteration: bouti
  • Pronunciation: BOO-tee
  • In English: LEG or HAM

  • In Greek: ΚΟΤΣΙ
  • Transliteration: kotsi
  • Pronunciation: KOHT-see
  • In English: HOCK and TROTTER

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