Ellinikes Pites (Greek Pies)

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~ Greek pies are a way of life in Greece.
~ From the north to the south and from the east to the west of the country one can find many kinds of pies.
~ From milk pies to meat pies, vegetable you can find at any supermarket and wild vegetation you can find in the wild terrains all over the country.
~ In the old days, especially in the small villages where people were poor, they were making use of any wild vegetation they could find in order to feed their families.
~ With these vegetation they were making pies, which they were very nutritious and with natural ingredients.
~ This way of life, over the years and up to this day the Greek Cuisine is full with all kinds of pies.
~ In every Greek house you can find some kind of recipe to make a pie.
~ The recipe from one to the other may vary but the end result is the same.
~ Pies, Pies, Pies.
~ For our purpose we will list a few that ingredients can be found at any supermarket of your neighbourhood.
 

 


~ Almiri Galatopita (Salted Milk Pie)

~ Chortopita (Green Vegetable Pie)

~ Eliopita ( Black Olive Bread)

~ Galatopita me Simigdali (Milk Pie with Semolina)

~Kalitsounia me Mizithra (Cheese Crescents)

~Kalitsounia me Spanaki (Kalitsounia with Spinach)

~ Kimathopita (Minced Meat Pie)

~ Kimathopitakia (Minced Meat Triangles)

~ Kolokithopita (Grated Zucchini Pie)

~ Kolokithopita (Greek Pumpkin Pie)

~ Kolokotes (Stuffed Squash Pastries)

~ Kreatopita (Meat Pie)

~ Κρητικη Κρεατοπιτα ("Τουρτα") (Cretan Meat Pie)

~ Kritiko Boureki # 1 (Cretan Boureki Zucchini and Potato Pie)

Kritiko Boureki # 2 (Cretan Boureki Potato and Zucchini Pie)

Kritiko Boureki # 3 (Courgette (Zucchini)

~ Kotopita - Method # 1 (Greek Chicken Pie)

~ Kotopita - Method # 2 (Greek Chicken Pie)

~ Kourkouto Pita (Greek Courgette/Zucchini Pie)

~ Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

~ Spanakopitakia (Greek Spinach Triangles)

~ Spanakopita Nistisimi (Lenten Spinach Pie)

~ Spanakopitakia Nistisima (Lenten Greek Spinach Triangles)

~ Tyropita (Cheese Pie)

~ Tyropita me Diosmo (Cheese Pie with Mint)

~ Tyropsomo me Halloumi (Cheese-Bread with Halloumi)

~ Tyropita Soufflé (Cheese Soufflé)









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