Greek Cuisine

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Can you name the following Greek dishes and desserts?

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Cretan salad consisting of a slice of soaked dried bread or barley rusk (paximadi) topped with tomatoes and feta or myzithra cheese
Purée of yellow split peas or beans
Famous dip made of strained yogurt,mixed with garlic and cucumber
Fried yellow cheese
Grapevine leaves stuffed with rice and vegetables; meat is also often included
Fried squids
Grilled lamb chops
Bean soup with tomato,carrot,celery and lots of olive oil...'the national food of the Greeks'!
Lentil soup
White cheese pie
Spinach pie
Baked beans with tomato sauce and various herbs
Baked stuffed tomatoes or peppers with a rice and herb filling (sometimes minced meat as well)
Baked meat (lamb,beef or chicken) served in clay pot with traditional pasta 'kritharaki' or 'hylopites',tomato sauce and grated cheese
Meat roasted on a vertically turning spit...the most popular Greek junk food!
Small pieces of meat (lamb,pork or chicken) or gyros,tomatoes,onions and tzatziki,all wrapped in pita
An oven-baked dish; layers of minced meat and aubergine,topped with a bechamel sauce
One more oven-baked dish with pasta,minced meat and a bechamel sauce top
A flat,oblong bar made of sesame seeds,honey and often including nuts
Phyllo pastry layers filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey (from the former Ottoman Empire)
Walnut cake,soaked or not in syrup
Dessert of custard (sometimes flavored with lemon or orange) baked between layers of phyllo,served or coated with syrup
Fried balls of dough drenched in honey and sprinkled with cinnamon (similar to small crusty donuts)
A confection made from starch and sugar,flavored with various fruit flavors with rose water considered the most prized (similar to the Turkish delight)
Pastry consisting of custard,cheese or minced meat filling between layers of phyllo (from Thessaloniki,northern Greece)
Moist semolina cake soaked in syrup flavored with orange zest...coconut is a popular addition!
Chopped nuts rolled in shredded wheat like pastry,baked and soaked in honey syrup

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