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sa·ga·na·ki

 (sä′gə-nä′kē)
n.
A Greek appetizer made of cheese that is dredged in flour, fried or flambéed, garnished with lemon juice, and traditionally served in the same pan in which it is cooked.

[Greek saganáki, little frying pan, saganaki (made in such a pan), diminutive of sagáni, two-handled copper pan, from Turkish sahan, ultimately (possibly via Persian ṣaḥn, large dish, platter) from Arabic ṣaḥn, dish, bowl; see ṣḥl in Semitic roots.]
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The companion orders the Saganaki Kefalotyri -- grilled cheese, wrapped in herbs, sesame, and coated with honey, to add to her grilled mushrooms.
Ingredients are sourced fresh from farms across Greece with a variety of feta, saganaki, graviera and kefalotyri cheeses.
Among the best sellers are grilled lamb ribs, roast leg of lamb and other Greek favorites such as saganaki, moussaka and souvlaki.
Sides like haloumi and saganaki cheeses are on offer, while the desserts include cheesecake and a Greek yoghurt dish.
On the eastern side of the harbour is the quirky and quaint Bakaliko, (The Grocery Store) which serves fresh fish, sumptuous saganaki (fried feta with honey) and fava (split pea puree).
Kurt Kate regular On the eastern side of the harbour is the quirky and quaint Bakaliko, (The Grocery Store) which serves fresh fish, sumptuous saganaki (fried feta with honey) and fava (split puree).
I'd sit at a restaurant on the water's edge with a plate of shrimp saganaki, then enjoy a night of Greek music, wine and the company of friends.
Lawrence Market merchants will serve specialties that include flaming saganaki and kangaroo sliders, and oysters will be shucked by McMurray.
The elevated brunch, lunch and dinner offerings include traditional favorites such as octopus with xylopites, Greek salad with thessalonikis koulouri, Cretan skaltsounia, Santorini tomato cakes, trahana shrimp saganaki, orzo lobster pasta, seafood mousaka, rooster xilopites, rabbit styfado and new innovative dishes such as our signature lobster Mac & cheese, crunchy avocado salad, scallop crudo, beef & tuna tartare, crab bruschetta, fish & chips, larrikin en papilotte, cod burger and many others.
Arachova is a relaxed mountain village near Delphi, where one can sample the amber honey and saganaki, cheese dipped in flour and fried, and kick back in an outdoor cafe to enjoy the splendor.
Garides saganaki ($11), shrimp baked in a clay pot with tomato sauce, feta and chopped chili pepper all topped with mozzarella cheese, sounded good but was just so-so.
This dish was chosen over the more famous prawns saganaki for the menu.