Peinirli (pronounced peeneerlee). This dish was brought by the Greeks who lived by the Black Sea and had to emigrate to Greece almost 100 years ago. It is a boat-shaped bread with a buttery-cheese filling.
Greek Eggplant Papoutsakia - This is a delicious eggplant dish with a lovely rich sauce on top. It's actually quite light to eat. It's called Papoutsakia because the word in Greek means 'little shoes', which is what they look like.
Greek Stuffed Vegetables (Gemista) - This is a very popular dish in the summer. Although stuffed peppers and tomatoes are well enough known, usually we also have stuffed eggplant and zucchini. They are accompanied by potatoes and can also be accompanied by Feta cheese.
Greek Peppers with Feta Cheese and Tomato Sauce - This is a delicious and easily prepared side dish. The recipe uses the long, green sweet peppers (usually called frying peppers) as well as a couple of the hotter jalapeno peppers. The sauce is a lovely combination of Feta cheese and tomatoes - a tasty addition to any table!