Souvlaki – A very popular Greek food

Souvlaki (σουβλακια), plural souvlakia, is a popular Greek fast food consisting of small pieces of meat and sometimes vegetables grilled on a skewer. It is usually served with grilled bread, or in a pita wrap with garnishes and sauces, or on a dinner plate, often with fried potatoes. The meat usually used in Greece and Cyprus is pork, although chicken, beef, and lamb may also be used. In other countries (and for tourists), souvlaki may be made with meats such as lamb, beef, chicken, and sometimes fish (especially swordfish).

The word souvlaki is a diminutive of the Medieval Greek σούβλα souvla ‘skewer’, itself borrowed from Latin subula. ‘Souvlaki’ is the common term in Hellenic Macedonia and other regions of northern Greece, while in southern Greece it is commonly known as ‘kalamaki’.

At  HELLAS, you will find the full flavor of traditional Souvlakia that you will not want to miss. Slices of meat are seasoned with Greek special herbs, and cooked to the perfect maturity; Including homemade Pita bread and Tzatziki with special sauce.


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