Local recipes

Gastronomic wanderings throughout Thessaloniki definitely thrilled you! Since you’ve got familiar with the variety of Thessaloniki’ s delicious cuisine, you can find at the Local Recipes’ Guide the most mind-blowing local flavors, loved and adopted by the city’s cuisine and prepare them in a quick and easy way. Good luck!

Frumenty (Trahanas) with feta cheese and toasted bread

Ingredients6 cups chicken stock or water2 tbsp butter1 cup trahanas1 tsp salt200gr grounded feta cheese4 slices toasted bread Preparation Bring chicken broth or water

Deep Fried Potato Pies (Potato Piroshki)

Ingredients1 kg all-purpose flour1 small cube baker’s Yeast 2 tbsp caster sugar 1/2 cup warm water 1tbsp salt1 espresso cup sunflower oil 1/2 espresso cup vinegar1+ 1/2

Greek salad with balsamic vinegar (Horiatiki)

Greek salad with balsamic vinegar (Horiatiki Salata with Xidi Valsamiko) Ingredients 2 tomatoes 1 cucumber 1 medium sized onion 2 spring onions 1 green pepper

Semolina Halva (Halvas Simigdalenios)

Semolina Halva (Halvas Simigdalenios) Ingredients 1 cup olive oil 2 cups coarse semolina 1 cup walnuts chopped Ground cinnamon SYRUP 4 cups water 3 cups sug

Fried pork with leeks and red wine (Hirini tigania )

Fried pork with leeks and red wine (Hirini tigania with prasso & kokkino krasi) Ingredients 1kg pork 1/3 cup olive oil 2 leeks chopped ½ cup red wine Oregano

Baked ‘Giant’ Beans with traditional sausages (Gigantes with Horiatiko Loukaniko)

Baked ‘Giant’ Beans with traditional sausages (Gigantes with Horiatiko Loukaniko) Ingredients ½ kg giant beans 1/3 cup olive oil 1 large onion cut in cubes 4-5 spr

Traditional pies (Paradosiakes pites) of Thessaloniki

Traditional pies (Paradosiakes Pites) of Thessaloniki  Ingredients DOUGH 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt ½ espresso cup olive oil 2 tsp vinegar 1 + ½ cup w

Charcoal grilled sardines (Sardeles pantremenes)

Ingredients 1 kg big fresh sardines 3 tbsp olive oil 2 onions sliced 1 bunch of parsley finely chopped 3-4 garlic cloves finely chopped 2 tomatoes finely choppedΟreganoJ

Rice with Mussels (Midopilafo)

Rice with Mussels and Dill (Midopilafo) Ingredients 1/2 kg mussels with the shell, leaned and bearded 1/2 kg mussels without shells 1/2 cup olive oil    

Stuffed cabbage leaves (Lahanodolmades Avgolemono)

Stuffed cabbage leaves with egg & lemon sauce (Lahanodolmades Avgolemono) Ingredients 1 medium cabbage 400gr ground beef 200gr ground pork 1+1/2 cup short grain r