saganaki


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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 donation represented 10% of net proceeds from GreekFest, which every June draws scores of patrons for pork shish-kebabs, pastitsio, saganaki, cheese puffs, loukoumades and more.
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You'll be treated to lovingly-prepared traditional staples like saganaki (a cheese appetizer), avgolemono (a lemon-infused chicken soup) and huge plates of baklava.
The prawn saganaki is also served with potato, rice and vegetables the aroma of garlic and tomato emanating from the plate is tantalising.
The hot appetizers rolled in later -- grilled octopus, prawns saganaki, and grilled Cypriot halloumi.
To give it its proper name, the Feta Saganaki (PS5.90) was an absolute taste sensation.
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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 pea 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.