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!

Deep Fried Potato Pies (Potato Piroshki)

Deep Fried Potato Pies (Potato Piroshki)   Ingredients 1 kg all-purpose flour 1 small cube baker’s Yeast 2 tbsp caster sugar 1/2 cup warm water 1tbsp salt 1 e

Frumenty (Trahanas) with feta cheese and toasted bread

Frumenty (Trahanas) with feta cheese and toasted bread Ingredients 6 cups chicken stock or water 2 tbsp butter 1 cup trahanas 1 tsp salt 200gr grounded feta cheese 4 sli

Charcoal grilled sardines (Sardeles pantremenes)

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 cl

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

Stuffed Vine leaves (Dolmadakia Yalantzi)

Stuffed Vine leaves with dill & spearmint (Dolmadakia Yalantzi) Ingredients 60 vine leaves ½ + ½ cup olive oil 1 bunch spring onions finely chopped2 cups short grain

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